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Smith Art Gallery & Museum
Dumbarton Road

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The Stirling Smith has one of the most important and least known, Scottish History Collections. There are many remarkable pieces, including the oldest dated curling stone in the world, the Stirling Jug - 15th century, the measure from which all other medieval Scottish measures were regulated, and the oldest football in the world, found in the Queen's bedchamber of Stirling Castle and dated around 1560 - 1580. All these pieces can be seen in the 'Stirling Story', a permanent but constantly changing story of the history of the Stirling area from 7000bc. There is also a programme of changing exhibitions from other hosts of the collections as well as local artists and craftspeople.


Nearest UK Airport: Edinburgh
Months Open: Jan - Dec (check for opening at Xmas and New Year)
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes
Car Parking: Yes
Conference Facilities: Yes
Gift Shop: Yes
Catering: Café

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Stirling Castle (0.49 miles)

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