The Dick Institute in Kilmarnock
Featuring a programme of nationally important exhibitions, permanent displays of the museum’s diverse collections and innovative work by contemporary artists, film makers and young people from the area.
The South Museum & Loom Room feature stories of the local and social history of the area - what job did your grandparents do? How were prisoners dressed 200 years ago?
The North Museum contains objects from our natural history sciences and archaeology collections. You’ll find favourites such as Brian the Lion, Samantha the dinosaur and the whale jawbone, plus fascinating objects like our 400 million year old scorpion fossil.
There's also Bookbug sessions for youngsters, meet the author events, literary festivals and much more!
Opened in 1901, the Dick Institute is one of the most important cultural venues in the south-west of Scotland, featuring the largest museum and galleries space in Ayrshire as well as East Ayrshire's central library.
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