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.
It has created and shown over 150 temporary exhibitions since it opened in 1988 and current exhibitions are Local Witches and a 25 metre-long Timeline of Dollar History, which takes visitors on a journey from geological times to the present day. There are also displays on Floods in Dollar; The Origin of the Place-name Dollar; Were the Romans in Dollar?; the History of the Dollar Academy Gardens and Dollar Fair in Olden Times.
There is also a selection of objects from Dollar Museum Collection, including artefacts illustrating local industries, such as bleaching, mining for coal and copper, and brick- and tile-making.
New for 2023: the working models of Dollar Railway Station and Dollar Mine (1943-1973) have now been combined into one large model, which is on display on the ground floor of the Museum. There is also an exhibition of work by significant local artists such as Adam Robson and Jennifer Campbell.
Please note that on the 23rd the Museum will be closed between 1.00 and 2.00.
Where to find us
- Castle Campbell Hall
- High Street
- FK14 7AY
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