LOGAN BOTANIC GARDEN
Port Logan, Stranraer, Dumfries & Galloway DG9 9ND Directions
Exhibitions, Walled Garden, Schools Visits, Tasmanian Creek Area, Fish Pond, Eco-Conservatory Housing, South African Plants, Discovery Centre, Family Activities & Baby Changing Facilities
Logan Botanic Garden, the first all-green Glasshouse in the UK, is a paradise where treasures from South and Central America. Has more than 1,800 different plant species can see thriving at Logan, including about 120 threatened in the wild. Specializes in part of the royal botanical garden of edinburgh's living collection, which is grown and preserved for the pleasure of visitors and also promotes scientific research, education and conservation of international significance. Fascinating landscape enthusiasts and plant lovers, it is also suitable to enjoy peace in the natural surroundings. They offer free admission for child (15 and under).
Price: Adult £7, Concession £6, Standard Adult £6.30, Standard Concession £5.40.
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DUMFRIES MUSEUM AND CAMERA OBSCURA
The Observatory, Rotchell Road, Dumfries & Galloway DG2 7SW Directions
Tower, History Museum, Exhibitions, Information Center, Tours, Collections, Displays, School and Group Visits, Education, Programs, Learning Program, Workshops, Events & Shops
Dumfries Museum was built in the eighteenth-century stone windmill at the top of Carberry Hill in 1835 as an astronomical observatory and museum. The romantic prints of historical monuments from the 18th century and idealized oils from the 19th-century contrast with works from the 20th century that concentrate on light and colour. Look out for the fossil footprints left by prehistoric animals, the Solway's birds, their earliest people's tools and weapons, stone carvings by Scotland's early Christians and the Victorian garden. They provide a vibrant schedule of special exhibits and activities throughout the season. They afford free entry. Accessible for wheelchairs.
Price: Adults £3.40 and Concessions £1.70
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DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY AVIATION MUSEUM
Former Control Tower, Heathhall Industiral Estate, Dumfries & Galloway DG1 3PH Directions
Exhibitions, Events, Control Room, Group and School Visits, Displays, Outdoor Aircraft, Aircraft/Civil and Military Collection, Artifacts, Airborne Forces, Programs & Aero Engines
The Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum is a volunteer air museum based in and around the watchtower of the former RAF Dumfries during the Second World War. They provide an expanding collection of aircraft engines and personal memories, souvenirs and memorabilia to honour the airborne forces and their civilian support groups. It has a display to complementing them fascinating facts and stories.