UK Display Case Projects

Scottish Maritime Museum, Irvine

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Scottish Maritime Museum - Irvine Exhibition Gallery

Here you can explore the Linthouse engine shop, Scotland’s ‘Cathedral of Engineering’, a Victorian Glass-roofed building from 1872 ; build and test your own model boat, or learn to manoeuvre a remote-controlled boat in our indoor boating ponds ; see the collection of floating vessels, including Spartan, Scotland’s last Scottish-built puffer, the harbour tug Garnock, and Carola, a steam yachtbuilt 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.

SMM Irvine
Gottries Road,
KA12 8QE
Tel: +44 (0)1294 278283
Fax: +44 (0)1294 313211

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