McKechnie Institute

Opening hours

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday:

1pm – 4pm 

Wednesday:

1.30pm – 4pm 

Saturday:

10am – 4pm

Contact us

Address

The McKechnie Institute
40 Dalrymple Street, Girvan KA26 9AE

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About the McKechnie Institute

Girvan’s cultural hub, features a permanent display of artefacts highlighting the town’s heritage, the McKechnie Institute also hosts a regular programme of changing exhibitions. Visit the McKechnie, to see Girvan through time:

  • Geology, fossils, the history of Ailsa Craig and its granite
  • Maritime history and model ships
  • Victorian lounge and bedroom
  • Bronze Age Cinerary Urns dating 2100-1500 BC
Key Features

Location map

What's on

Girvan
Stunning photograph of a dragon in a river by C. Somerville, Reflections at Culzean
17 February - 13 April 2024
See listing for opening times
Free

Photography Exhibition

Girvan
Various coloured images of exhibition and sculpture of Diana the Huntress.
Weekly
Various times
Free

Museum Tours at the McKechnie Institute

Girvan
Brightly coloured blue and orange parrot painting.
25 November - 3 February 2024
Free

Open Art Exhibition

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