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Future Museum is built around the key areas that make the south-west so distinctive from the rest of Scotland – its people, industries and arts. The website provides free access to the museum collections of Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway and creates a valuable resource for people of all ages.

Collection Focus

A Betrothal Scene Tapestry

In celebration of St Valentine's Day on the 14th of February, our current collection focus highlights a beautiful original tapestry collected by the 8th Lord Howard de Walden. The elaborate tapestry shows a young couple surrounded by onlookers as they make a formal commitment to remain faithful and constant to one another by the proposal of marriage.


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