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Local Attractions

We provide a valuable meet and greet service for passengers, imparting information on local events and places to visit and offering complimentary tours for passengers interested in spending their day in the local area.

Ann Macleod, Inverclyde Tourist Group
www.inverclydetouristgroup.co.uk

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Greenock, the ‘sunny place’ on the Port’s doorstep

Watt Library

Within the same complex as the McLean Museum is the Watt Library which houses Inverclyde's archives and local history collection. This is an excellent resource for people researching ship building on the lower Clyde or, for those whose ancestors came from this part of Renfrewshire, tracing their family routes. There is a collection of local papers dating from the first decade of the 19th century, Post Office Directories, Statistical Returns and town plans and old photographs.

Also housed within the Watt Library is the Burns Room where Greenock Burns Club, the original Burns appreciation society, keeps its archives. Access to the room has to be arranged though the club librarian, J McQuarrie, 83 Newton Street, Greenock.

For opening times and more information on Watt Library, please click here.