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Although the Museum is owned and run by a Charitable Trust, it depends on donations and the support it receives from its Friends. To make a donation please click on the Donate Now button.
You may become a ‘Friend’ for a year with a subscription of £10. This should be sent to our Hon. Treasurer at the Museum. Your subscription will help to run a valuable local resource and you will also be invited to various special events, such as previews of exhibitions, during each year. An occasional newsletter – Musenews – is published giving details of forthcoming exhibitions and events. To become a Friend of the museum please click on the Download Form button.
Recent events have included a visit by HRH Prince Edward Duke of Kent, lectures by Matthew Pease, Tom Kitchin, Lord Wheatley and George Reid, a Strawberry Tea and outings to Abbotsford, The Transport Museum, The Burns Museum at Alloway, the Scottish Parliament, the Japanese Gardens at Cowden and the V&A Museum in Dundee.
Supporting the Museum
Dollar Museum is an independent local museum and as such relies heavily on donations and local volunteers.
BECOME A FRIEND
Download a Membership Application Form. You can print it off and post it back or return the form to us by email.
Donating through Amazon Smile.
If you use Amazon for your deliveries then you can support Dollar Museum – and it won’t cost you anything. Simply visit AmazonSmile (click on this link if you wish – or go to smile.amazon.co.uk) and type in ‘DOLLAR MUSEUM’ where it asks you to pick your own charity. Charities receive 0.5% of the net purchase price. Each time you order will help contribute a little bit to Dollar Museum – it all mounts up! Thanks.
From prehistoric times to the present day, artefacts, documents and photographs illustrate the history of Dollar.
Our New 2021 Exhibition
A Time-Line of Dollar History, Local Witches, Floods in Dollar, the origin of the place-name “Dollar”, the History of the Dollar Academy Gardens, artefacts from local industries and churches, a working model of Dollar Railway Station - and much more ...
Local finds from Bronze Age burials on loan from the National Museums of Scotland give an insight into early inhabitants of the Hillfoots.