Baird Institute

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

The Museum holds a collection of Mauchline ware of world importance, complimented by many items of Cumnock pottery, mining equipment, and photographs and artefacts of local and social history. Works of traditional and contemporary art and crafts are also displayed here.

Venue Type:

Museum, Gallery, Industrial heritage site

Opening hours

Mon Tues Thurs Fri 1000-1300 & 1330-1630
Closed Wed Sat Sun

Admission charges

Please check before visiting.

Collection details

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

Baird Institute
3 Lugar Street
KA18 1AD



01290 421701


01290 421701

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