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