Annan Museum

Annan Museum

This family friendly museum houses a permanent exhibition on the history of Annan and the surrounding area.

Please note: in response to the Coronavirus pandemic, and following Public Health advice in regard to reducing social contact, the opening of Annan Museum for the 2020 season has been postponed. For more information see

A fascinating journey through time takes visitors from the prehistoric period up to the era of nuclear fission. Displays include costume, First World War memorabilia, town regalia and a remarkable collection of paintings depicting Annan and the Solway shore. Look out for a 4000 year old Bronze Age burial urn, mummified baby crocodiles and the 110 year old piece of chocolate!


The museum also hosts a lively programme of special exhibitions and events throughout the season, together with visitor information and a shop stocking pocket money buys as well as local history books and greetings cards by local artists.


Opening Times

Open until 31 October, 11am - 4pm, Monday - Saturday.

Open for special events during the winter season.
Museum re-opens for the spring season on 1 April.

- Fully accessible to wheelchairs.

- Children always welcome.

- Group bookings welcome


Contact the museum

r April to October, Tel: 01461 201384
r November to March, Tel: 01387 253374

6 Annan Museum, Bank Street, Annan DG12 6AA



The Annan Museum is conveniently placed in the centre of Annan, just off the High Street. It is 3 minutes walk from the train station and 5 minutes walk from the main bus stop. From Dumfries drive into town and turn right at the town centre traffic lights. The museum is on your left and a free car parks can be found throughout the town.