Note: Further information about our venue's accessibility will be the published before we open later in 2021.

DDA – Access and Equipment

Pavilion Building

  • Level access to/from Resin Path and building.
  • Auto entrance / exit door with push pad to open.
  • SN W/C with room for wheel chair and grab bars & rails.
  • Portable hearing aid loop at shop. Another will be required for Café at the till.
  • Level access between Shop, Café & WCs.

Main Tenement and Cottage

  • Level entrance from/to building from Resin Path and flagstone path.
  • SN W/C with room for wheel chair and grab bars & rails at either end of ground floor.
  • Confirm Portable Hearing Aid Loop at reception area?
  • Hearing loop fitted on 1st Floor at exhibits.
  • 1 x Lift access for wheelchair between ground floor, 1st Floor & 2nd floor of Tenement.
  • 1 x wheelchair platform list at stairs on 1st Floor between Tenement & Cottage buildings.
  • Stairwell refuge areas with communication.


  • Disabled Parking Spaces.
  • Level paths from Car Park which allows access to all buildings for wheelchair users and mobility impaired visitors.
  • Slight gradient downhill from car park to courtyard. Uphill gradient from main building to Pavilion.

Further Information

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to Contact Us.

We are very grateful to our key funders the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Historic Environment Scotland and the Scottish Government for their support in helping us deliver the Birthplace Project.

National Lottery Heritage Fund
Scottish Government
Historic Environment Scotland
Note: Please note that David Livingstone Birthplace (and the David Livingstone Trust) is no longer part of National Trust Scotland (NTS). NTS members will therefore no longer receive discounted/free entry to the Birthplace Museum.

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