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John Paul Jones Cottage Museum, Arbigland, Scotland.


The cottage is furnished in the style of the 1700s when John Paul
Jones was born.

Through headsets his mother describes life in the cottage.
A multi projector audio visual programme is presented in the
reconstructed cabin of his ship 'Bonhomme Richard' in which he
defeated HMS Serapis off Flamborough Head, Yorkshire in 1779.

The inviting visitor centre also boasts an interpretive exhibition on
the life of 'The Father of the American Navy' with video presentations.

There is an attractive rural picnic area offering marvellous views of the Solway and the Lake District.


Open 2017

1 April - 30 September 10 30am-5pm, Tuesday to Sunday

July and August 10 30am-5pm, All Week.

Admission- Adults £4.50, Concessions £4.00. Children FREE.


Situated in the grounds of Arbigland Estate, near Kirkbean,DG2 8BQ, 13 miles SW of Dumfries on the A710.

For further information Telephone: +44 (0)1387 880613.

Discover the Life of John Paul Jones


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Last revised: 9 January 2017