Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum


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High Street
Sanquhar
Dumfries
DG46BN
Scotland

  • Phone: 01659 50186

Discover Sanquhar’s world famous knitting tradition and the story of the mines and miners of Sanquhar and Kirkconnel. What was it like to be a prisoner in Sanquhar jail? How did the ordinary people of Upper Nithsdale live and work in times past? All this and more can be found in the town’s fine 18th century tolbooth. A free audio-visual presentation and museum trail takes you on a tour, revealing the fascinating story of Upper Nithsdale.

Further information

Opening Hours:

April to September: 1000 - 1300 & 1400 -1700 Tuesday to Saturday, 1400 - 1700 Sunday Closed: October - March

Charges:

FREE

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Services:

  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Information point provided
  • Pre-booking service for groups

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