About Us

Museum Opening Times:

From the 1st Saturday in April until the last Sunday in September

Saturdays and Sundays

2pm to 5pm

Visits may be arranged at other times by special arrangement.


Douglas is situated approximately 2 miles west of the M74 on the main A70 Edinburgh-Ayr Road and is within easy reach of both Glasgow and Edinburgh.

The museum building itself is situated right next door to St Bride’s church just off Bell’s Wynd on the West side of the village.

Our Mission Statement:

The Purpose of Douglas Heritage Museum is to collect, safeguard and make accessible artifacts and specimens originating in, or associated with, the geographical area and consistent with the subjects of themes as described within the Museum’s Collecting Policy. It holds these artifacts and specimens in trust for society, to enable people from all sections of the community and beyond to explore the collections for inspiration, learning and enjoyment.

Who Works Here?

Everyone who works at the museum does so on a voluntary basis.

Jimmy Clarkson, Hugh Bannatyne, Margaret Bannatyne, Bert Jackson, Dr Iain Kane, Chrissie Gibb, Alistair Smith, Gillian Mitchell, Mary Mitchell, Anne Taylor, Kath Greig, Tricia Sloan, Tilda Simpson, Margaret Tweedie, Moira Thomson, Grace Dobbie, Sue Howie, George MacFarlane, Betty Macfarlane, Gus Angus, Chris Blyth, Eileen Stratford, Guy Hunt, Jenny Reid, .

Douglas Heritage Museum Trust
Scottish Charity No. SC022058

2 Responses to About Us

  1. Rob Douglas says:

    When I was there 9 years ago I bought a reusable shopping bag. How can I get another one.

  2. admin says:

    Hello Rob, we still have plenty in stock. Where do you live just now? We could possibly send you one.

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