Dumfries Museum

Organisation: Museum

Collections held: Courts, Police, Prisons

Dates: 1700-1799, 1800-1849, 1850-1899, 1900-1949, 1950-present

The social history gallery at Dumfries Museum has two display cases containing objects relating to law and order, local crimes and convicted criminals.

Opening Hours: April-September, Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 2pm-5pm ; October-March, Tuesday-Saturday 10am-1pm, 2pm-5pm.

Online collections: Here

Dumfries Museum and Camera Obscura, The Observatory, Rotchell Road, Dumfries DG2 7SW

Contact: dumfries.museum@dumgal.gov.uk

Any publications or other relevant material about the collection / history of the organisation?


Who can access the collection?

External (public), Online (digital records)

How big is the collection?

Documents: 11-100
Photographs: 11- 100
Objects: 11- 100
Artwork: Less than 10
Books/journals/magazines: 11- 100

Photo credits

Dumfries and Galloway Museum Service