Creetown Gem Rock Museum | Day Out With The Kids

Creetown Gem Rock Museum

Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

Attraction Information

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Ages: all ages

Venue type: Indoor

The Creetown Gem Rock Museum is the leading independent museum of its kind in the UK and is renowned worldwide. Owned and run by the Stephenson family it is regarded as one of the finest private collections of gemstones, crystals, minerals, rocks and fossils in Great Britain. Crystals and minerals are some of natures most outstanding creations and the collection demonstrates this with many fine specimens of world class standard on display.

The Museum is however, more than just a static display, it is a fully interactive experience with lots of things to do as well as to see. Tim Stephenson is a Fellow of the Gemmologists Association of Great Britain and along with his colleagues is normally around to offer advice and to answer any questions you might have on this fascinating subject. Whether you are in a large or small party, you will find your visit fun, relaxing and a thought provoking experience.


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly

Getting There and Contact Information


Chain Road, Creetown, Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway, DG8 7HJ, Scotland


Click here to visit Creetown Gem Rock Museum's website
01671 820 357

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

1 April – 30 September Daily 9.30am – 5.30pm October Daily 10.00am – 4.00pm 1st November – 31st March Daily 10.00am – 4.00pm


Adults: £5.00 Children: £3.00 (5 to 15 ears) Concessions: £4.50 Family: £13.50 (2 adults, up to 3 children) Tickets are valid for 2 weeks!

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