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H E R ITAG E | BU R N S MO N U M E N T CE N T R E The Burns Monument Centre contains East Ayrshire Leisure’s local history, family history and archive collections. The collections cover the people, places and events of Ayrshire’s past: newspapers, maps, historic photographs, and books, pamphlets and periodicals printed in, or about, local towns and villages. The Centre holds Ayrshire newspapers on microfilm from the 1830s to the present day, including the Kilmarnock Standard, Cumnock Chronicle, Irvine Valley News and Ayr Advertiser. Individuals, groups, and organisations are welcome to visit the Local History Service at the Centre during opening hours. To make an appointment please call the Local History desk on 01563 553654. Scotland’s People, the resource for Scottish family history, is provided by Registration Services at the Centre - call 01563 576695 to book a place. 20 BURNS MONUMENT CENTRE KAY PARK, KILMARNOCK KA3 7RU T: 01563 553654 LOCAL HISTORY - MON - THU: 9AM-5PM FRI: 9AM-4PM ARCHIVES BY APPOINTMENT REGISTRATION SERVICES - MON – THU: 9AM – 5PM FRI: 9AM-4PM (APPOINTMENT ONLY) SCOTLAND’S PEOPLE ACCESS - MON – FRI TO BOOK CALL: 01563 576695 Burns Monument Centre is fully accessible