Baird Institute


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3 Lugar Street
Cumnock
Ayrshire
KA18 1AD
Scotland

The Baird Institute Museum lies in the centre of the town of Cumnock, and was opened in 1891. The Museum holds a collection of Mauchline ware of world importance, complimented by many items of Cumnock pottery, mining equipment, and photographs and artefacts of local and social history. Works of traditional and contemporary art and crafts are also displayed here.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Mon Tues Thurs Fri 1000-1300 & 1330-1630 Closed Wed Sat Sun

Charges:

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Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Education facilities available
  • Library with public access
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
  • Shop
  • Study facilities
  • Toilets for disabled

Services:

  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Large print information and/or interpretation
  • Loan service
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Touch exhibits

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