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SHIP AHOY! Scotland’s Maritime Heritage Exhibition

Where

Scottish Maritime Museum Linthouse Harbour Road Irvine KA12 8BT

When

Start: 10.00am
End: 4.00pm

A family event enjoying a walk down memory lane with memorabilia, postcards, photographs, artefacts, slide shows & books. Over thirty model steamers and other vessels outside on the water & inside along with many stands from the world of shipping celebrating Scotland’s Maritime heritage, from the Clyde to the Western Isles.

This is the nighth Ship Ahoy! Exhibition in its ten-year history and the Museum is pleased to welcome it back to Irvine. The Museum is open for FREE on this day and although you won’t get the full museum experience, you will get to see most exhibits and inside the ‘a new temporary exhibition’.

Model Boat Displays:
Irvine Model Boat Club
John McNulty Ship Models
RNLI, Model Lifeboat Display
The Model Steamer Club of Glasgow

Organisations Invited to attend:
Began as a Tree Bespoke Quality Wood Crafts
Caledonian Railway Association
Caledonian MacBrayne
Clyde River Steamer Club
Coastal Cruising Association
Coastal Publications
Dereck Hunter & Vintage MacBrayne Bus
Douglas Blades Books
Friends of TS Queen Mary
Glass by Steven & Daisy
Just Dive Scuba Diving & Mermaid Training
Kilmarnock & District Model Rail Club
Maid of the Loch
Paddle Steamer Preservation Society
Scotia Handmade Crafts
Scottish Maritime Museum
The Skylark IX Recovery Trust
The Tall Ship
Vintage Vehicle Trust
West Highland Steamer Club

Scottish Boatbuilding School

On the same day as the Ship Ahoy, we will also be running FREE behind the scenes tours of the Scottish Boatbuilding school. Tours will be running at 11.30am, 1pm and 2pm, with 12 spaces on each tour. Booking is made on a first come, first served basis at the front desk on the day. The Scottish Boatbuilding school is not generally open to the public, so mark the date in your diary to take advantage of these FREE tours for one day only!

 

Event Details

Where

Scottish Maritime Museum Linthouse Harbour Road Irvine KA12 8BT

When

Comming back in 2024!- More information soon
Start: 10.00am
End: 4.00pm
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