David Livingstone Birthplace

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Press Release: Statement On Glasgow City Council Audit

30 March 2022
The recent audit by Glasgow City Council and the subsequent report produced (Glasgow, Slavery and Atlantic Commerce: An Audit of Historic Connections and Modern Legacies) allow for important discussions around historical figures.

Museum Landscaping Work Receives Funding Boost

12 July 2021
David Livingstone Birthplace was delighted to receive a £200 donation from the Asda Foundation’s Green Tokens Scheme and a huge selection of over 200 bedding plants and climbers from local supermarket Asda Blantyre.

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.

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.

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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.

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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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