An independent local museum dedicated to the history & heritage of the village of Dollar in the county of Clackmannanshire, Scotland. Our 36th year.

Museum

open

every

weekend

Exhibitions

From prehistoric times to the present day, artefacts, documents and photographs illustrate the history of Dollar.

This year we are open from Saturday 30th March 2024 with new exhibition material. This year it is on Dollar Shops – past and present. We also have our popular working model of Dollar Railway Station and Mine showing some underground workings – a fabulous  exhibit. Local artists’ work is also being exhibited and you can trace our local history from the earliest of times along our Dollar History Time-Line. There’s plenty for adults and children, and our shop is open too!

Opening Times: Saturdays 11am to 1pm and 2pm to 4.30pm; Sundays 2pm to 4.30pm

Our Current Exhibition

A brand new combined model of Dollar Railway Station and Dollar Mine showing underground workings. A small exhibition of local artists including Adam Robson and Jennifer Campbell. A Time-Line of Dollar History, Local Witches, Floods in Dollar, the origin of the place-name “Dollar”, artefacts from local industries and churches – and much more …

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Prehistoric

Local finds from Bronze Age burials on loan from the National Museums of Scotland give an insight into early inhabitants of the Hillfoots.

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Dollar Academy

Dollar Academy has become one of the top independent schools in Scotland. Learn more about its history and how it came to be.

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Castle Campbell

Dollar has lived in the shadow of Castle Gloum, renamed Castle Campbell, the lowland dwelling of the Earls of Argyll.

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The Devon Valley Railway

The railway came to Dollar in 1869. From the 1950s until closure to passengers in 1964.

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What to expect on your visit

Dollar Museum is small but it’s packed with lots of exciting exhibits and artefacts.

How to find us

We are located in the village of Dollar, in Clackmannanshire, Scotland. Situated approximately 1 hour drive from Edinburgh and 45 mins from Glasgow.

Address
Dollar Museum
Castle Campbell Hall, 1 High Street
Dollar, Clackmannanshire
FK14 7AY

Entrance
FREE
Donations are welcome

Opening Times
The Museum is open from Easter to Christmas at the following times:
-Saturdays: 11am to 1pm, 2pm to 4.30pm
-Sundays: 2pm to 4.30pm
or by arrangement with the Curator (see Research page)

dollarmuseum@btconnect.com