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McKechnie Institute

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40A Dalrymple Street, Girvan KA26 9AE, Scotland
+44 1465 713643
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Small but fine

I stopped in on a quiet weekday afternoon and was the only visitor to a small local history museum... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
mcmonScotland
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Scotland
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Jds

Visited this place on numerous times. Very interesting local information. Worth a visit. Look at... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
James S
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Kingstone, United Kingdom
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  • Very good18%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
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8 Sep 2017
“Small but fine”
5 Jun 2017
“Jds”
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40A Dalrymple Street, Girvan KA26 9AE, Scotland
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

I stopped in on a quiet weekday afternoon and was the only visitor to a small local history museum. The main room on the ground floor had an exhibit about Ailsa Craig; the lighthouse, quarrying, former residents, etc. There was a great display of minerals...More

1  Thank mcmonScotland
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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Visited this place on numerous times. Very interesting local information. Worth a visit. Look at local boats, fishing and pleasure craft. Helpful staff.

Thank James S
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

The McKechnie Institute is a highlight of a visit to Girvan in South West Scotland. It reflects the local history of the area where Robert Bruce was born and from where he launched the freedom of Scotland as a nation with his Carrick Spearmen the...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2016

We took visitors here today. We all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The exhibitions were great and the two guides were fantastic. Arthur was our guide, he was very knowledgable, funny and made us feel very welcome. Our grandchildren thought it was great too. Sometimes it takes...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2016

Very interesting visit with helpful staff adding more background details to exhibits. Loved seeing all the changes.

Thank Marganell
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Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Lovely place,great experience,will be back,great friendly staff,well worth a visit for all ages,plenty of car parking available

Thank David C
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Reviewed 26 September 2015

Just disappointed there were only two rooms open and one was the remnants of an art exhibition that had actually finished some days before

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Reviewed 8 September 2015

Excellent place to visit and learn some good hard facts. A wonderful place with great staff and facilities.

Thank Jan B
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Reviewed 27 June 2015

the fact it was closed it was supposed to be open. I am disabled and made an effort to be there. The only thing I saw was lovely small birds nesting in the doorway.

Thank 334christineo
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Reviewed 11 November 2014 via mobile

Great wee place, history in rooms upstairs very interesting and Mr.Borland made the visit very very interesting and worthwhile 👏

1  Thank bri w
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