David Livingstone Birthplace Fun

Opening Times

As opening times may be subject to change and to make the most of your experience at the David Livingstone Birthplace, please check the latest information beforehand.

We are Now Open daily, from 10:00-17:00 for 7 days a week (last admission 16:00). Please see our Buy Tickets information for our holiday and winter opening hours.

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Winter Opening Hours

Please note we are closed from the 8-11 November 2021.

On reopening on Friday 12 November 2021, our opening hours will be:

  • 10am till 4pm (last admission 3pm)
  • Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Please note: we are still able to accept group bookings on ALL days.

Holiday Period Hours

  • Christmas Eve (24 December 2021) – HALF DAY – museum will be open 10am till 1pm.
  • Christmas Day (25 December 2021) – CLOSED.
  • Boxing Day (26 December 2021) – CLOSED.
  • Monday Bank Holiday (27 December 2021) – OPEN 10am – 4pm (last admission 3pm).
  • Tuesday (28 December 2021) – OPEN 10am – 4pm (last admission 3pm).
  • Wednesday (29 December 2021) – OPEN 10am – 4pm (last admission 3pm).
  • Thursday (30 December 2021) – OPEN 10am – 4pm (last admission 3pm).
  • Hogmanay Friday (31 December 2021) – CLOSED
  • New Years Day (1 January 2022) – CLOSED
  • 2 January 2022 – CLOSED

We re-open from 3 January 2022 to 9 January 2022, every day 10am till 4pm (last admission 3pm)

Normal winter opening hours from 10 January 2022.

  • 10am till 4pm (last admission 3pm).
  • Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
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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.

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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