"Closure is not an option" - that was the message from many MSPs as they debated the future of the National Museum of Costume.
Shambellie House in New Abbey near Dumfries is under threat because of budget cuts.
National Museums of Scotland are due to make a decision next week, but there are calls for a twelve month reprieve to consider other options.
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