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Scottish Maritime Museum

Scottish Maritime Museum Review

On the waterfront in the coastal town of Irvine, this museum brings together ships and boats—both models and the real thing—to tell the tale of Scotland's maritime history, as well as chronicle the lives of its boatbuilders, its fishermen, its sailors. The atmospheric Linthouse Engine Building, part of a former shipyard, hosts most of the displays. The museum also includes a shipyard worker's tenement home that you can explore.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 6 Gottries Rd., Irvine, KA12 8QE
  • Phone: 01294/278283
  • Cost: £7
  • Hours: Mar.–Oct., daily 10–5
  • Website:
  • Location: Irvine
Updated: 10-21-2013

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