ACTIVITY SHEET

NAME............................................................
SCHOOL/CLUB...........................................
VISITED DUMFRIES MUSEUM ON................

EARLY PEOPLE

Find the case "Our First People"
When did nomadic hunters and fishers move into Scotland?

Name some of the things they ate

Find the case "The First Farmers"
Name two things that would have been part of the craftsmans tool kit

What were their axes made of

Find the case "Metal - A New Skill"
When did people bring metal to Scotland

Look at the burial pit.
Find the pieces of pottery.
What were they from?

Find the case "The Romans"
When did the Romans come to Scotland?

Write down the names of four items in the case that were used by the Romans

Find the case "The First Christians"
Name three groups of people who influenced Scotland after the Romans left

Find the spindle whorls.
What were they used for?

Find the case "Norman and Native"
When did Dumfries become a Royal Burgh?

The town became much bigger after it became a Royal Burgh.
What were the new houses made of?

Look at the items in the case.
Find the stone lamp.
How do you think it worked?

How were buttons made?

Where did the key come from?

What were cooking vessels made of?

Find the Sacred Stones Room. These stones are from all over Dumfries and Galloway.
Find one that comes from the site nearest to your school.
Draw it on a seperate piece of paper