COVID UPDATE: We are unlikely to open before June 2021 and await further information about arrangements. In normal circumstances we are open every weekend from Easter to Christmas.

MuseNews 2021: Dates for your Diary

By 28th December 2020News

Planning is going ahead to re-open the Museum as soon as it is safe to do so. This will depend on the Coronavirus situation at the time. We have a new exciting exhibition ready!


Museum ready to open from Easter 2021

Exhibition for 2021 – including a new history of Dollar timeline, the Dollar Flood, the Fair and local witchcraft! There are also new exhibits. Watch this space for further details.

Annual Outing

Annual Outing postponed due to Coronavirus situation – possibly to the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow in April or May 2022.

Dollar Gala

Originally set for Saturday 5th June 2021. Now may be held in August.

Annual Strawberry Tea

Cancelled for 2021. Our summer event is usually held on an afternoon in July, from 2.30pm – 4.00pm in the Burnside Hall. We usually have a number of stalls selling baking, books and items from our Museum Shop.

October – A.G.M.

Last year we held a virtual meeting on Zoom. Will advise arrangements in due course for our 2021 AGM. Details will be circulated to members in advance of the meeting.

Book Sale

We are not yet sure whether we will be able to hold our very popular Annual Book Sale in November.

November – Quiz Night

LATEST: Might be a virtual event via Zoom. Looking forward – this has become a fixture on our calendar. To be arranged. A popular event for teams up to six people.  Usually – tickets include supper, and refreshments will be available. Come with your friends and enjoy the evening.  Venue: Academy Dining Hall, starts 7.30pm. This year – possibly held as a virtual event. Watch this space for more information nearer the time.

December – Dollar Christmas Fair

We usually have a stall at the Dollar Annual Christmas Fair.