Museums and galleries

From Burns artefacts to Mauchline Boxware and Farming Life to Mining Heritage - Ayrshire's many museums and galleries offer something of real interest to suit everyone in your party.

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Craft Town Scotland

Supporting creativity and excellence in the making of contemporary craft.

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Rozelle Estate

The beautiful estate of Rozelle was gifted to the public in 1968 by Commander J. Hamilton. Explore and enjoy the museum, gallery, cafe and gardens.

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Dick Institute Intro, courtesy of East Ayrshire Council

The Dick Institute

The Dick Institute, opened in April 1901, is shared by the Arts and Museums Service, and the Libraries, Registration and Information Service.

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Doon Valley Intro, courtesy of East Ayrshire Council

Doon Valley Museum

The Doon Valley Museum is located in a conversion of one of the oldest buildings in Dalmellington.

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Garrison House, Isle of Cumbrae

Garrison House

Sitting in its own ground in the centre of Millport, Garrison House is now the vibrant hub of the Island community serving locals and visitors alike

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Scottish Maritime Museum

Scotland's influence on the maritime history of the world from the eighteenth century to the modern day.

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The Marine Station and Robertson Museum

A lovely morning or afternoon visit will keep the kids entertained and educated on the marine life in the waters surrounding the Isle of Cumbrae.

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Dalgarven Mill

Dalgarven Mill

The Museum of Ayrshire Country Life and Costume is a treasure trove, created in a group of outstanding historical industrial buildings.

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The Baird Institute Intro, courtesy of www.futuremuseum.co.uk

The Baird Institute

The Baird Institute Museum lies in the centre of the town of Cumnock, and was opened in 1891.

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