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Dunbar Town House Museum and Gallery

Dunbar, Edinburgh and Lothian, Scotland

  • Stone sundail at Dunbar Town House Museum & Gallery
  • Exhibition room at Dunbar Town House Museum & Gallery
  • Room at Dunbar Town House Museum and Gallery

Attraction Information

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Suitable for all ages

Venue type: Indoor

The Dunbar Town House Museum and Gallery has been the focus of town life since the 16th century.

With a witch's hat tower and a bell, clock and sundials the building, which is filled with changing historical and art exhibitions as well as a local history display area, is very distinctive. Take a guided tour where you can visit the Council Chamber and atmospheric jail cell. Friendly staff are also on hand to tell you about the history of the town and building, or answer any questions you may have.

On the upper floors of the building is a community room used for council and community group meetings and can also be rented out for meetings, civil ceremonies and other functions.

A museum and gallery the whole family can enjoy!

  • free entry
  • changing exhibitions


  • Picnics Allowed Picnics Allowed
  • Restaurant Onsite Restaurant Onsite
  • Onsite Shop Onsite Shop
  • Snacks Available Snacks Available
  • Wheelchair Friendly Wheelchair Friendly
  • Toilets Available Toilets Available
  • Baby Changing Available Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Toilets Available Disabled Toilets Available
  • Pushchair Friendly Pushchair Friendly

Getting There and Contact Information


High Street, Dunbar, Edinburgh and Lothian, EH42 1ER, Scotland

Dunbar Town House is signposted off the A1 from the north and south and can be found on the High Street.


Click here to visit Dunbar Town House Museum and Gallery's website
01620 820699

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

October to March, Saturday to Sunday 14:30 - 16:00.

April to September, Monday to Sunday 13:00 - 17:00. 


Free admission! 

More Information

Public transport

The station is a 10 minute walk away. There is a train service to Dunbar from Edinburgh and the south. Regular bus services run throughout the year to and from Edinburgh City Centre, Berwick-upon-Tweed and North Berwick. All stops are within easy reach.


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