Scottish Maritime Museum



The new Museum based at Irvine Harbourside illuminates the Maritime history of Scotland through the ages.  With exhibitions involving nautical inspired artwork, industrial machinery, and Ships you can get up close and personal with. The remarkable “Cathedral of Engineering” gives you a fantastic look into the permanent collection where you can discover something new.


This museum will have something for the whole family to enjoy. With regular activities including talks for both adults and children, you are sure to be entertained.

Where we are

Scottish Maritime Museum, 6 Gottries Road, Irvine, Ayrshire
KA12 8QE

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