• About Us

    McKechnie Institute Info

    The McKechnie Institute is situated in centre of the town of Girvan, South Ayrshire and is a community venue for local groups and the Carrick Arts Centre, as well as displaying items from the extensive McKechnie Institute collection.

    Opened in 1889, the Institute is a red sandstone, Scottish Baronial building with Renaissance detailing. The upstairs and downstairs galleries frequently house temporary exhibitions as well as items from the Collection, which is consists mainly of memorabilia from the social history of the Girvan and Carrick area.

    See website at www.south-ayrshire.gov.uk

  • Weather


    McKechnie Institute 7-day Weather Forecast


    Light snow (5–12 cm.) on Tuesday through Friday, with temperatures falling to 1°C on Wednesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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      7:20 am    5:47 pm
    Monday, Feb 26th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
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       0%  19%   13 mph
      7:18 am    5:49 pm

    Tuesday, Feb 27th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       19%  50%   13 mph
      7:15 am    5:51 pm
    Wednesday, Feb 28th
     Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
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       36%  53%   20 mph
      7:13 am    5:53 pm

    Thursday, Mar 1st
     Windy throughout the day and light snow (< 1 cm.) overnight.
     
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       34%  74%   25 mph
      7:10 am    5:55 pm
    Friday, Mar 2nd
     Snow (2–5 cm.) and dangerously windy until afternoon.
     
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       70%  98%   26 mph
      7:08 am    5:57 pm

    Saturday, Mar 3rd
     Light snow (< 1 cm.) in the evening.
     
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       39%  86%   12 mph
      7:06 am    5:59 pm
    Sunday, Mar 4th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       22%  70%   17 mph
      7:03 am    6:01 pm

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