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Stranraer Museum

Stranraer Museum

Description:

The collection relates to the former county of Wigtownshire and is particularly strong in local prehistoric and early medieval archaeology, farming, social history and costume. There are smaller geological and fine art collections plus an important historic archive collection relating to the former burghs of Stranraer, Whithorn, Wigtown and Newton Stewart. The museum, which is part of the Dumfries and Galloway Museums Service, also operates the Castle of St John, Stranraer and a small display area in the County Buildings, Wigtown.

Opening Hours:
Open all year Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm and Saturday 10am to 1pm & 1.30pm to 4.30pm. (closed Christmas and New Year bank holidays)
Admission:
Free
Address:
The Old Town Hall, 55 George Street, Stranraer DG9 7JP
Tel:
01776 705088. Fax: 01776 705835
Email:
john.pickin@dumgal.gov.uk
Web:
http://www.dumgal.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=2333

Star Items


2491
Socketed bronze axe, Leswalt
57
Heraldic pendant from horse harness
1570
Seal matrix
3040
Sir John Ross' Beef Can