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4 Museums to explore in North Ayrshire Council

North Ayrshire Council

North Ayrshire is one of 32 council areas in Scotland. It has a population of roughly 135,280 people. It is located in the southwest of Scotland, and borders the areas of Inverclyde to the north, Renfrewshire to the northeast and East Ayrshire and South Ayrshire to the east and south respectively. North Ayrshire Council is a hung Council. North Ayrshire also forms part of the east coast of the Firth of Clyde.

Arran Heritage Museum
Arran Heritage MuseumIsle of Arran KA27 8DP, UK

The Isle of Arran Heritage Museum, founded in 1976 on the beautiful Island of Arran, Scotland. This museum of local history includes a restored blacksmith's shop, a milk house, a late 19th-century cottage, plus an exhibition area of displays of local history and archaeology. There is a footpath to Brodick Castle from the museum.

Largs Museum
Largs MuseumKirkgate House, Manse Ct, Largs KA30 8AW, UK

A beautiful museum which was run by volunteers from the Largs Historical Society.Since 1975 it has been housed in one of the oldest building in Largs. The museum has displays on the history of the town and the surrounding area, local family history, overseas links especially with Australia, the ship HMS Largs, and so on.

Scottish Maritime Museum, Linthouse Building
Scottish Maritime Museum, Linthouse BuildingLinthouse Building, Harbour Rd, Irvine KA12 8BT, UK

The Scottish Maritime Museum is an industrial museum with a Collection Recognised as Nationally Significant to Scotland. The museum is an independent museum operated by a charitable trust: the Scottish Maritime Museum Trust. It became operational in 1983. It is located at two sites in the West of Scotland in Irvine and Dumbarton, with a focus on Scotland's shipbuilding heritage.

Wellwood Burns Centre & Museum
Wellwood Burns Centre & Museum28 Eglinton St, Irvine KA12 8AS, UK

A majestic museum which was home of the Irvine Burns Club. The museum offers a range of exhibits, artwork and information relating to the life and work of Scotland’s National Bard. Members of the club also volunteer their services to give visitors guided

Map of Museums to explore in North Ayrshire Council