Museums

Dumfries Museum– Dumfries

Details the history of Southwest Scotland from prehistoric times onwards. Also features a Camera Obscura, which gives vistitors the chance to see panaormic views of the town.

Ellisland Farm – Nr Dumfries

The farm once leased by Burns for three years, is now a museum and visitor centre providing a unique insight into Robert Burns and his life at the farm.

Lead Mining Museum – Wanlockhead

Have a guided tour around a former working lead mine. Or how about trying to pan for gold? Have a lesson with a local gold panning expert, and experience the thrill for yourself.

The Devils Porridge – Eastriggs

‘The Devils Porridge’ was the name given to the explosive paste which was fashioned into ammunition for British troops during the First World War. Discover the tale of the largest munitons factory the world has ever seen.