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Old Bridge House Museum, Dumfries

Dumfries' oldest house is now a museum of everyday life in the town.

Opening hours

The Museum is open from April to September each year.

Location map

Mill Road, Dumfries, DG2 7BE

Facility information

  • Free entry
  • Disabled access - the museum is reached by steps

Across the fifteenth century Devorgilla Bridge is the Old Bridge House. Built in 1660 into the sandstone of the bridge itself, Dumfries' oldest house is now a museum of everyday life in the town.  You can see the family kitchen, nursery and bedroom of a Victorian home, and pay a visit to an early dentist's surgery! A museum trail brings the story alive.

VisitScotland has awarded the Old Bridge House Museum with 3 stars for the standard of the facilities and services.

Contact details

Page last updated: 03/08/17