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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

Saturday the 25th of January marks the 261st birthday of the nation's bard and son of Ayrshire Robert Burns. In celebration of his life and work, we are showcasing this postcard that is illustrated with a scene from one of his best original poems, Tam O'Shanter. Click the image to see the more of the postcards.

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