Recommended for a good fun & informative day out. Suitable for individuals, couples, groups and families (6yrs up recommended)

Starting in the Scottish Maritime Museum, Irvine. Meet at 10.15am - Tour commences at 10.30am
The tour lasts 2.5 hours and you have full access to the Maritime Museum before and after, all included in your ticket price.

This tour includes -

  • Scottish Maritime Museum vast display of maritime exhibits
  • An introduction to Betsy Miller, first registered female ships captain who hailed from Saltcoats.
  • A short walk to the ship workers tenement rooms and a look into the lifestyle of a 1920’s family hosted by Maggie MacIntosh
  • An opportunity to sample Scottish infused rum at the Harbour Lights Inn (18’s & over, only) Non alcoholic ginger wine will be available for young seafarers and designated drivers.
  • Free time to spend exploring the Harbourside, Irvine, beach park, pubs, restaurants, cafes & coffee houses. Also a chance to look at current exhibitions in the Harbour Arts Centre and watch the artists in action at the studios.
  • You may return to the Scottish Maritime Museum at any time during the day with your visitors ticket, until closing.

Ticket price £20 per adult and £12 per child.

Access is good and all on one level. Wheelchair users can be accommodated with prior notice.

A short walk is necessary as part of this tour.

This event is organised and administered by Tasting History Tours Ayrshire 

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