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Old Bridge House Museum

Mill Road | at the far end of Devorgillas Bridge, Dumfries, Scotland
+44 1387 256904
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Lovely Small museum

The old Bridge museum is two floors of past world stuff lovely to see from Dentist gear to children... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lee S
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Australia
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Best little museum I have ever seen

Very interesting little house with a very big history. Fascinating collection beautifully set out... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
celia810
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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Mill Road | at the far end of Devorgillas Bridge, Dumfries, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The old Bridge museum is two floors of past world stuff lovely to see from Dentist gear to children toys, staff are very informative and know there stuff. The Bridge House started life as a three story building but today is only two story's as...More

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Very interesting little house with a very big history. Fascinating collection beautifully set out in room settings. The staff were incredibly knowledgeable and friendly, we had a lovely time there. Only small but well worth a visit.

Thank celia810
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We enjoyed this museum and tell anyone who is visiting Dumfries to visit this museum. Very informative.

Thank blburton04
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Very small museum at the side of the pedestrian bridge but the lady was very knowledgeable on the history of the building and it was quite interesting. Entry is free but they do ask for donations if you wish.

1  Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 21 May 2017

This is one of the smallest museums I've been in However, it is very informative about the area and takes you back to both home and school life from the 19th Century. The staff are really helpful and knowledgeable. It is also good to see...More

1  Thank Iain S
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A tiny little museum with insights into the past, but close enough for mummy and daddy, grandma and grandpa to relate to some of the things inside and show how they relate to today's equivalents. The museum is in a tiny 2 up - 2...More

1  Thank WeeSteeMcG
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Very small museum attached to the 15th Century Bridge which doesn’t take long to have a look around. There is free entry with a donation box. The house was built in 1660 and is Dumfries’ oldest house. You can visit a nursery, kitchen and bedroom...More

2  Thank vivEngland
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Although it was closed during our visit the Old Bridge House Museum is worth a look. It is a nice wee building situated on the beautiful old Devorgilla's Bridge, which in my view is a must see attraction in Dumfries. Not only is the bridge...More

1  Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Ideal for quick stop history of Robbie Burns. Fabulous free exhibits and onsite cafe/bathrooms. (There's even a cinema) Friendly and informative staff and all set in a stunning original building. Allow 20-30 mins if not using the cafe. Not to be missed though.

Thank imanofmystery
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The Old Bridge House dates from 1660, and is built into the fabric of the fifteenth century bridge that crosses the River Nith (the 15C Devorgilla Bridge) It's not very big, and fifteen minutes is really all you need to look around what is essentially...More

1  Thank Sandy S
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