Gateway to the Glens Museum is situated in Kirriemuir Town House, a building that has been at the heart of Kirriemuir since construction in 1604. The museum opened in 2001, after the building was carefully restored and conserved.
The museum tells the story of Kirriemuir and the Angus Glens, through a programme of temporary exhibitions, a model of the town as it was in 1604 and a natural history display.
Visitors can uncover the history, and personalities, of the town that sparked AC/DC singer Bon Scott’s musical career and inspired Peter Pan author J M Barrie.
The teams in ANGUSalive’s museums, libraries and archives have a great local knowledge and a real enthusiasm for promoting Angus. As VisitScotland Information Partners and proud Angus ambassadors, ANGUSalive advisors can help visitors to our area make the most of their time in Angus by providing information about things to see and do, including some of the hidden gems that only locals know about. The teams also provide local amenities information, helping people to find everything from church services to emergency vet services.
ANGUSalive museums, libraries and archives also have a fun programme of events for adults and children and non-members are almost always welcome.
1 November to 1 March – open Thursday to Saturday, 10am-4pm. Groups may visit by appointment outwith hours.
1 March to 1 November – open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-4pm.
Accessibility additional info
Disabled access to ground floor only.
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