North Ayrshire Museum

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The North Ayrshire Museum is the main museum in North Ayrshire and displays the social history of the area. It is housed in an old Parish Church dating from 1744.

Changing displays and exhibitions of the area's social history, archaeology, transport and culture are on show. The museum also has a maritime history section and a reconstruction of a typical Victorian Ayrshire cottage.

There is a local history research section where visitors can browse through photographs and books.

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Opening hours

Daily 1000-1300 & 1400-1700
Closed Wed Sun

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Weapons and War, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, World Cultures, Fine Art, Natural Sciences, Coins and Medals, Personalities, Science and Technology, Social History, Land Transport, Maritime

North Ayrshire Museum
Manse Street
KA21 5AA




01294 464174


01294 464234

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