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Dick Institute

Ayrshire

Free to all

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

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.


Permanent collection

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.

Dick Institute

Free to all

1 Elmbank Avenue, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, KA1 3BU

01563 554343

Website

Opening times


Monday closed
Tuesday 10.30am - 5.30pm
Wednesday 10.30am - 5.30pm
Thursday 1.30pm - 7.30pm
Friday 10.30am - 3.30pm
Saturday 10.30am - 3.30pm
Sunday closed

Closed Public Holidays


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