Museums tell the story of our people and places in towns and villages across the region. There are visitor centres dedicated to famous names and faces and, places which share with you the toils and hardship of the ordinary working family.
You can discover how to make beer and whisky, how salmon is smoked and ice cream created.
Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum, Dumfries - Charting aviation history since World War I. Large collection of aviation artefacts and several aircraft of interest. Several aircraft are open for inspection. For more information visit www.dumfriesaviationmuseum.com
Creetown Gem Rock Museum, Creetown - Famous collection of gems, crystals, rocks and fossils from around the world. For more information visit www.gemrock.net.
Cream of Galloway Visitor Centre, Gatehouse of Fleet - It's more than just an ice cream!
Delicious ice cream, daily farm and Creamery tours, superb scenery, picnic areas, cosy tea room, nature trails, adventure playground, 3D maze, playbarn and cycle hire. For more information visit www.creamogalloway.co.uk
For more Museums and Visitor Centres please visit www.visitdumfriesandgalloway.co.uk.