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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.

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Burns Night is an institution in Scottish culture. Held on January 25th every year - the bard's birthday - Burns Night marks a celebration on the life and works of Ayrshire's very own Robert Burns. Click ahead in this online exhibition to discover objects related to his friends and patrons, family and romance, and dig deeper into the scope of his influence some 225 years after his death.

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