Local History

´╗┐Local history collections are essential to our appreciation of local and national heritage and include books, maps, photographs and local newspapers. They help us to understand our past and tell the story of our communities by preserving the memory of people, events, buildings and organisations for future generations.

The Burns Monument Centre houses previously scattered local history resources, and together with archive collections, provides a wonderful resource for anyone interested in Ayrshire’s past. Our Heritage Services staff are based here and will be happy to help you with any queries.



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