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By Fiona Reid
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Visitors encouraged back to museums

MANY museums and art galleries across the region have now reopened.

Doors at the majority of attractions operated by Dumfries and Galloway Council reopened last Friday after a four month closure.

Councillor Andy Ferguson hopes the public will now return to see the exhibitions and displays.

He said: “All our facilities have health and safety measures in place in line with national guidance to allow our customers and visitors to enjoy their visit to our facilities and to ensure you feel safe. There’s hand sanitiser for you to use within facilities, we would ask you wear face coverings in circulation areas and use the booking systems we have in place to allow us to hold records for test and protect as well as control user numbers.

“I would encourage our communities and visitors alike to book yourselves in for a leisure activity or exhibition and go along to your local facility and enjoy yourself.”

The list includes Kirkcudbright Galleries and Gracefield Arts Centre, Stranraer Museum, Dumfries Museum, Stewartry Museum and Annan Museum, the Robert Burns Centre, and the Tolbooth Museums in Kirkcudbright and Sanquhar.

  • Pictured above, Dumfries Museum
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