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Clackmannanshire under sail

A Sailors Log

The talk to be presented at Scottish Maritime Museum on the 17th August concerns an Ayrshire man, William Lawrie Sinclair, born and brought up in Stevenston in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s who served his apprentice indenture with Thomas…

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Dr Tani holds her glass ship in a bottle artwork


Artist Tour of ‘Glass Ships in Bottles’ Exhibition with Ayako Tani Scottish Maritime Museum (Denny Tank), Dumbarton 11am & 1pm Saturday 14 May 2022 Glass artist and researcher Dr Ayako Tani will reveal the magic and fast disappearing craft behind…

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Halloween at the Scottish Maritime Museum 12noon – 4pm Saturday 31 October Harbour Road, Irvine Get set for monster fun this Halloween with a ghoulish mix of scary and fun activities for the under eights!   Wear your costumes and…

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Age of Oil by Sue Jane Taylor

Visual artist Sue Jane Taylor’s vibrant, touring exhibition exploring Scotland’s elemental and evolving offshore energy industry opens at the Scottish Maritime Museum on Irvine Harbourside on Friday 8 March. Hosted in association with National Museums Scotland, Age of Oil brings together a…

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Age of Oil Exhibition Events Programme

Hear our engines roar! Eventful season begins at the Scottish Maritime Museum Age of Oil exhibition Events Programme Full Steam Ahead Family Fun Day Saturday 16 March Artist’s Sketchbook Workshop Sunday 17 March Remembering Piper Alpha Panel Discussion Saturday 6…

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Ship Shapes

The Scottish Maritime Museum presents 'Ship Shapes' in association with Ayrshire College. HNC Photography students from Ayr and Kilwinning campuses have collaborated with the Scottish Maritime Museum as part of their Environmental Photography unit. Their brief was to take images…

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Oral History Project Gets Underway

SCOTTISH MARITIME MUSEUM CALLS FOR LOCAL RESIDENTS TO GET INVOLVED WITH EXCITING ORAL HISTORY PROJECT  The Scottish Maritime Museum has teamed up with the Garnock Connections Landscape Partnership Scheme on a much-needed project to capture and preserve the memories of…

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HMS Carrick Ship’s Wheel Unveiling

The wheel of HMS Carrick (ex City of Adelaide) was unveiled on the ship in Port Adelaide in November 2018.Launched in 1864, the clipper ship City of Adelaide was purchased by the Royal Navy in 1923 and renamed HMS Carrick. The ship was saved…

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