11th September 2023 – 31st January 2024

crime and punishment Dumbarton








This exhibition takes a look at the story of crime and punishment in Dumbarton.

The local historical records provide a fascinating insight into the justice system and penalties imposed.

The exhibition includes features on the infamous witchcraft trials of the 17th century, prisoners of war incarcerated in Dumbarton Castle, and Dumbarton Prison.

Free Admission.


Heritage Centre, Dumbarton Library, Strathleven Place, Dumbarton. G82 1BD

Opening Hours

Monday, Thursday & Friday:  9.30am – 5.00pm

Tuesday: 1.00pm – 8.00pm

Wednesday: 9.30am – 8.00pm

Saturday: 10.00am – 1.00pm