There are many museums, Broughton House stands in the heart of Kirkcudbright, it is dedicated to E A Hornel an artist, a collector and an antiquarian. Hornel bought this impressive house in 1901 and transformed it into his home and a studio. Many of his works still hang inside the house for all to admire, outside there is a beautiful garden with views overlooking the River Dee and the harbour. Other museums are the Stewartry Museum, which started off at the town hall. The Tolbooth building is now the arts centre and the Kirkcudbright Galleries which were opened by the Princess Royal in 2018.
Kirkcudbright is known as an artists town, from painters, photographers, sculptors to willow makers who all work in and around the town of Kirkcudbright. You`ll find lots of it walking around the town and along the harbour.