Stranraer Museum


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The Old Town Hall 55 George Street
Stranraer
Dumfries
DG9 7JP
Scotland

Stranraer's historic Old Town Hall, built in 1776, is the home of Stranraer Museum. Step inside and discover Wigtownshire's fascinating past. See one of Scotland's oldest ploughs, look at Victorian Wigtownshire in 3-D photographs and follow in the footsteps of Stranraer's own Polar explorers. Plus displays on archaeology, local history, farming and dairying. Temporary exhibitions are held throughout the year and there are activities for all the family. The Museum is on George Street in the centre of town and only a short walk from the ferry terminal.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Mon-Sat 1000-1700

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Education facilities available
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Shop
  • Study facilities
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)

Services:

  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Events/teaching/resources for people with disabilities
  • Loan service
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Primary school education service available
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Specialist publications on collections available
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service

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