Dick Institute

Ayrshire, KA1 3BU

This prominent Scottish museum and gallery promotes local culture and supports the rise of contemporary art within Ayrshire.

Exterior of the Dick Institute

The Dick Institute, established in 1901, covers a broad spectrum from contemporary art to community history. There are also libraries on site for research and public use.

The South Museum and Loom Room explore the social history of the area, while the North Museum contains objects from the natural history and archaeology collections.

Venue information

Opening times

Galleries & Museum
Tue – Sat, 11am –​ 5pm

Closed Public Holidays

"Art Fund" is the operating name of the National Art Collections Fund, a charity registered in England and Wales (209174) and Scotland (SC038331)