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John Paul Jones Cottage Museum

Near Kirkbean

In 1778, during the American War of Independence, he raided Whitehaven and Kirkcudbright. Famous as the 'Father of the American Navy' he later became an admiral in the Russian Navy. His birthplace is furnished in the 1700's style. There is an attractive rural picnic area offering marvellous views of the Solway and the Lake District.

Opening Times

30 March - 30 September 10 30am-5pm, Monday to Sunday

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

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John Paul Jones Cottage Museum

Arbigland Estate
Near Kirkbean
Dumfries & Galloway
DG2 8BQ
Phone: 01387 880613
Email: jpjmuseum@gmail.com
Website: http://www.jpj.demon.co.uk
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John Paul Jones Cottage Museum

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Situated in the grounds of Arbigland Estate, near Kirkbean, 13 miles south west of Dumfries on the A710.

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