Opening Times

Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 5pm all year (closed Sunday and Monday)

Centre Details

Kirriemuir Gateway to the Glens Museum, The Town House, 32 High Street, Kirriemuir, DD8 4BB

telephone: 01575 526006


Gateway to the Glens Museum is situated in Kirriemuir Town House. Built as the town's jail and courthouse it has been at the heart of Kirriemuir since its 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, a natural history diorama and a display of rare archaeological finds from the area, including the Glasswell coin hoard. 

Visitors can uncover the history and personalities of the town, birthplace of Sir J M Barrie, author of Peter Pan, Geologist Sir Charles Lyell and AC/DC singer Bon Scott. Entrance is free.

What's On 


Situated on the square in Kirriemuir town centre. Parking available at nearby Bellies Brae car park.
Disabled access ground floor only. Loop system available.