The Auld Kirk is one of the oldest buildings in Kirkintilloch. Built in 1644 as Saint Mary's Church, it is Category A listed. There is a full programme of temporary exhibitions throughout the year. Most of the paintings held by the Auld Kirk Museum are of a topographical nature relating to East Dunbartonshire. Arthur Griffith was a commercial artist who painted fairy and fantasy paintings for his own pleasure. They are characterised by attention to detail and sureness of hand.

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Founded: 1644
Category: Museums in United Kingdom

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Andy H (6 months ago)
A lovely small museum. Plenty to see and read relating to the industrial heritage of the area.
JLo (6 months ago)
A good place to visit if you are in the Kirkintilloch area. They usually have art exhibitions on (there's a lovely one on at the moment) and have a permanent museum depicting Kirkintilloch in the past. Plenty of local cafes too if you're looking for somewhere to eat.
Irene Young (6 months ago)
First time visiting Kirkintilloch. Came upon a small museum with very interesting history. Right in the town centre.
Conner Regan (9 months ago)
Good little museum with good information about the towns past and connections to the Romans.
Steve Ewens (16 months ago)
Very nice, but way too small for somewhere of Kirky's stature. Needs to be expanded?
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