North Ayrshire Heritage Centre

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Address: North Ayrshire Council
Heritage Centre
13 Kirkgate
Saltcoats
Ayrshire
Postcode: KA21 5HB
Age Group: All Ages
Kids Activity: Indoors and Outdoors
Telephone: 01294 464174
Website: Click Here

Built in 1776, the former parish church in Saltcoats, houses our principal museum collection.

With an artefact collection of local, regional and national importance, many objects are displayed on a permanent basis along with regularly changing temporary exhibitions. The collection includes: a stone sarcophagus, thought to be one of the finest examples of Scottish medieval sculpture, archaeology, social, domestic, military and natural history, costume, fine art and the Ardrossan Burgh Fire Engine, built in 1866 and manually operated, used during the First World War.

The Centre also provides resources and facilities for local and family history research.

Download our quarterly What's Happening in North Ayrshire brochure to browse activities taking place in the Heritage Centre, or visit our events page.
Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 9.30am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm
Saturday: 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm