David Livingstone Birthplace

News - 2022

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Why Not Become A David Livingstone Birthplace Trustee?

Date May 2022


Trustees play a crucial part in the success and development of the creative and operational life of the charity. Learn more about become a David Livingstone Birthplace Trust by downloading our prospectus. The closing date is 10 June 2022 (initial period 3 years).

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Who Was David Livingstone And Why Do We Have A Museum Dedicated To Him?

Date May 2022


In the coming months, we’ll be introducing Livingstone’s story by examining conflicting traits and behaviours, and challenging preconceived notions.

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A Summer of Storytelling and Outdoor Adventure!

Date April 2022


Our 2022 Summer Programme has been inspired by David Livingstone’s love of nature and storytelling. Our museum now looks after acres of park land and we’re determined to encourage a healthy eco system, full of trees, plants, animals, birds, and insects!

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Statement On Glasgow City Council Audit

Date 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.

Also see our archived news items: 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015


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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