Scottish Maritime Museum - Irvine
Strathclyde - Ayr
The Linthouse Building
Harbour Road, Irvine
ON PEAK WORKING HOURS
|Sunday||10:00 - 17:00|
|Monday||10:00 - 17:00|
|Tuesday||10:00 - 17:00|
|Wednesday||10:00 - 17:00|
|Thursday||10:00 - 17:00|
|Friday||10:00 - 17:00|
|Saturday||10:00 - 17:00|
Parking & Other
- Annual Pass : 1 Adult + up to 3 Children ( £ 30.00 )
- Annual Pass : 2 Adults + up to 6 Children ( £ 60.00 )
Build and test your own model boat, or learn to manoeuvre a remote-controlled boat in our indoor boating ponds.
See our collection of floating vessels, including Spartan, Scotland’s last Scottish-built puffer, the harbour tug Garnock, andCarola, a steam yacht built in 1898.
Learn about Scotland’s importance to maritime history, and about the people that built and sailed Scottish ships around the world.
Visit the shipyard worker’s tenement flat, a ‘room and kitchen’ restored to its pre-1920’s appearance.
Discover ship models, photographs and historic objects in the museum’s Boatshop.Climb aboard the MV Kyles and tour the Captain’s cabin, crew’s quarters and the engine room.
Find the perfect gift, souvenir or book in our well stocked retail area, we have a wide selection of maritime themed goods.
Further information: Please let us know which curricular areas are being studied by the pupils, before their visit, in order for Education Services to tailor activities to suit
By road: use Postcode KA12 8QE for satellite navigation systems; or follow route to Irvine M77-A77-A71 -A737 parking is free.
Puffers Coffee Shop: Open all year round, seven days a week, with some of the most amazing views of the Ayrshire coastline
Health and Safety: Visitors to the Museum, and younger students in particular, are requested to adhere to Scottish Maritime Museum’s Health and Safety instructions, while in the Museum. Every effort is made by Museum staff to ensure that the areas used by visiting schools are safe to be in. Teachers are responsible for the behaviour and general health and safety of their pupils at the Museum.
For health and safety reasons, Teachers and accompanying adults should remain with their pupils at all times.
Risk assessment documents are available.