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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

Women's History Month

For Women's History Month and International Women's Day on March 8th, we are honouring women's contribution to politics, the workforce, writing, arts, and sport from the Medieval era to present day. This collection focus highlights women who carved their own path through defying conventions in the political sphere or male-dominated industries, or through crafting their own creative niche through their artistic expression.


Click on the image to learn more about 8 particular women who made their mark on the world.

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