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The Iconic Doors Installation features selection of three iconic doors from across Scotland. Leave you message about what Doors Open Days mean to you.

Doors Open Days is Scotland’s largest free festival that celebrates Scotland's places, history and culture, new and old. Each September, the festival offers access to over a thousand sites and events across Scotland. Doors Open Days is delivered by the Scottish Civic Trust, supported by Historic Environment Scotland, and is part of European Heritage Days.

The Iconic Doors installation is a selection of three iconic doors from across Scotland, decorated in part with famous Scottish patterns. We welcome all visitors to the museum to share their experiences of Doors Open Days past on the doors, and your hopes for Doors Open Days future. You can do this by leaving your message on the door of your choice.

The Scottish Maritime Museum will be celebrating Ayrshire Door Open Day Weekend on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September with public tours of our Boatbuilding School Workshop and free entry to the Puffers exhibition in the hull of MV Spartan, the only surviving Scottish-built ‘puffer’.


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