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The Museum, Newton Stewart

The Museum, Newton Stewart


Housed in the former St John's Church, the Museum contains a wealth of historical treasures, some pre-Victorian, with exciting and interesting displays of the natural and social history of Galloway.  Exhibits are in several sections - Nursery, Tradesman's Tools, Dairy, Kitchen, Smithy, Textiles, Photographs and other aspects of local history.

The exhibits in the Museum have been gifted or lent by local people and each year sees many additions to the collections and displays.



Opening Hours:
Easter to the end of June: Mon - Sat 2pm - 5pm; July, August & first two weeks September: Mon - Sat 10.30am - 5pm, Sundays 2-5pm; Last two weeks September and first week October open 7 days 2 - 5pm (last admissions at 4.30pm); At other times, access can be arranged by telephoning Mrs Roz Wood 01671 402677 email:
Adult £3.00, Accompanied Children 50p
York Road, Newton Stewart, DG8 6HH Directions: 5 - 10 mins walk due north from the Tourist Information Centre, Newton Stewart to the second church spire.

Star Items

Cap Badge, Galloway Rifle Volunteers (1)
Doll with china head and blue dress
Sampler made by Janet McGuffog, Cumloden School
Noah's Ark