David Livingstone Birthplace

Media Releases

If you want to be added to our Media List and receive regular media releases from the David Livingstone Trust please register using our Media Registration Form.

Work Begins On The New Playpark At David Livingstone Birthplace

26 April 2021
Work begins this week (26 April 2021) on the much anticipated and long awaited ‘Ma Robert’ playpark at David Livingstone Birthplace.

Local Bakery Wins Café Contract at David Livingstone Birthplace

26 April 2021
David Livingstone Birthplace is delighted to announce that its newly renovated café housed in the previously named African Pavilion, will be run by Hazel Krawczyk, owner of Hazel’s Butterfly Bakery in Uddingston.

Tableaux Depicting David Livingstone’s Explorations Go Through Extensive Conservation Programme

12 September 2019
A group of precious polychromatic plaster tableaux depicting David Livingstone's historic journey to Africa have been painstakingly restored as part of a £6.1million project to transform the Scottish explorer’s birthplace, due to re-open to the public in 2020.

Please also see our News section for more updates


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

Support Us

As a registered charity we rely on your donations to help us maintain the museum, its unique collections and educational programmes. Your generosity will make a difference, thank you.

Support Us

Get Involved


Sign-Up For Our Newsletter

Subscribe