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Address: High Street, Kirkcudbright DG6 4JL, Scotland
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+44 1557 331556
11:00 - 16:00
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A good place to learn about local history

Always lots of interesting videos to watch along with photos and paintings. Small cafe and gift shop.

Reviewed 10 October 2016
Val C
Keighley, United Kingdom

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This building is wonderful for this purpose, to show off local art in a very atmospheric surrounding. In addition to this many may not know that this building featured in the movie "The Wicker Man". There is a very nice looking cafe as well, although it was not open while we were there. And this exhibition is also free and... More 

Thank Spotswood
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45 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

The film on the middle floor is interesting explaining the history of Kirkcudbright as an artists town.

Thank hakfort
Keighley, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Always lots of interesting videos to watch along with photos and paintings. Small cafe and gift shop.

Thank Val C
Ayr, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

They have a gallery with an art exhibition and a very interesting photography exhibit. These change fairly regularly. Downstairs is an audio visual theatre with a history of the area which was very informative. Nice coffee shop at entrance which we had to miss, as it closes at 4.00 pm

Thank Pearloflinnie
Sharow, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Visited on a cloudy, dull day and unfortunately didn't feel the sun rise here! It's all a matter of taste but the art that was on show was not for me but given another exhibition, who knows? The little bit of history was interesting and the little cafe seemed to offer a good but small selection of tea, coffee and... More 

Thank Allister M
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59 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

If I'm honest, we only went into the Tolbooth gallery because it was raining and it was free. However, I'm glad that we did because it was really interesting. The video mentions lots of interesting facts about the local area and is good to highlight other areas to visit. The art gallery wasn't our cup of tea but from what... More 

Thank RubeusMinerva
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30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

my sister in law and I came across the tollbooth on a day out to Kirkudbright, and we were pleasantly surprised how nice it was, the dark skies exhibition was on, and the photos were stunning, we had a lovely coffee break,very friendly staff, .

Thank lizzidoll
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77 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

The history of the building interested me more than the art. It is free so there is no reason not to try. Unfortunately the movie about the area was 2 hrs, just to much for us to fit in. There was an acrylic show and a kids art show as well. Little cafe ok. But make sure to check out... More 

Thank Robyn H
Appleby, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

A modern art and history centre with small cafe within a short walk of the town centre car park. Interesting history linked to John Paul Jones

Thank CarlBguide
Bury, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Well worth a visit,particularly recommend watching the dvd in full as reccommended by the lovely lady in reception,this gives you a strong insight into Kirkcudbright and the surrounding areas..Some stunning art and nice little café downstairs for afterwards

Thank stephen w

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