28 September 2019 (11 am to 1 pm, 2 pm to 4.30 pm)
29 September 2019 (2 pm to 4.30 pm)
This fine independent, community-run museum occupies part of a former early 19th century woollen mill and has permanent displays about the history of Dollar and its environs, including Granny’s Kitchen, Castle Campbell, Dollar Academy and the Devon Valley Railway. On the first floor is a reading and research room.
Dollar Museum celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2018. It has created and shown over 150 temporary exhibitions since it opened in 1988 and the new exhibition for 2019 is as follows:
Developing Dollar - a century of housing in Dollar
This exhibition tells the fascinating story of the 33 major housing developments which have taken place in Dollar in the last hundred years, focussing on plans, planning issues and the memories of those who grew up in the new houses. The display 'Moving House' also showcases a range of household items from the 1920s to the present day.
Building Date: Mid-19th century