Dean Castle Collections at The Dick Institute
|Date||Occurs 06/06/2018 - 06/06/2020|
|Time||Tues/wed 10-6pm, Thurs 1-8pm, Fr|
From June 2018 Dean Castle will undergo major repair and refurbishment works.
As a result, the Castle’s fabulous and important collections of early musical instruments, arms and armour, tapestries and more will be brought to the Dick Institute for safe-keeping, and for a period of around 2 years these collections will be displayed and stored in the North Museum. During this period, they will be made ready to be returned when Dean Castle re-opens in 2021.
A series of events, workshops, recitals and displays will take place to let visitors get an in-depth look at these collections. Due to the scale of this move, expected to take several months, these displays will change and develop over time.
Check the website for the latest information and updates on the Castle project and the Dick Institute displays.
The Dick Institute
- Elmbank Ave
- East Ayrshire
- KA1 3BU
- Tel: 01563 554300
|Disabled toilet facilities||Yes|
|Museum and Gallery spaces||Yes|
|Central lending library||Yes|
|Permanent collections - local & social history, natural sciences & archaeology||Yes|
|Temporary displays & changing exhibitions||Yes|
|Events & workshops||Yes|
|Temporary & permanent museum & art displays||Yes|
|Contemporary and fine art displays||Yes|
|School & group visits welcome by appointment||Yes|