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The Baird holds collections of materials relating to local industries, a room devoted to Keir Hardie and a programme of temporary exhibitions.
The Baird in Cumnock houses a temporary exhibition space which features work by artists and crafters which are often accompanied by workshops and events. Important collections of Mauchline Ware (intricately decorated wooden boxes), Cumnock Pottery bearing Scots mottos and personalised inscriptions and social and industrial history materialrelating to the area.
The James Keir Hardie room interprets the life of the founder of the Labour Party who lived in Cumnock. THe display contains part of the Lochnorris Collection and includes election posters, souvenirs, letters and personal belongings.
Thu – Sat: 11.00am – 5.00pm
To ensure there has been no change to the opening times or details on this page, please check with the museum directly before visiting.
The Robert Burns Collection cared for by the National Burns collection Partnership is a Recognised Collection of National Significance to Scotland