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Creetown Gem Rock Museum

  • Newton Stewart
  • Indoor
  • All Ages
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction Information

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.

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!

Travel & Contact Information


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

Phone number

01671 820 357



Click here to visit Creetown Gem Rock Museum's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Creetown Gem Rock Museum has not told us about their parking.

No, there are no toilets available.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Creetown Gem Rock Museum has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Yes, Creetown Gem Rock Museum is wheelchair friendly.

No, Creetown Gem Rock Museum have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

Creetown Gem Rock Museum has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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