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The Auld Kirk local history museum, Full exhibition programme.
The Auld Kirk is the principal museum for East Dunbartonshire. It houses a rich collection of museum objects of local, national and international significance, interpreted in an innovative, exciting and educational way for visitors of all ages and abilities. There is a museum shop, selling a range of local historical literature and souvenirs.
The Auld Kirk is one of the oldest buildings still standing in Kirkintilloch. It was built in 1644 (a datestone may be seen in the south gable) as St Mary’s Church. It formerly functioned as the town hall, council chambers, court house, school and jail, but now the Auld Kirk is now an award winning museum, rated a 4 star attraction by Visit Scotland. There is a full programme of temporary exhibitions throughout the year.
Opening hours: Tues – Sat 10am – 1pm & 2pm – 5pm. Closed Sun , Mon.
To ensure there has been no change to the opening times or details on this page, please check with the museum directly before visiting.