David Livingstone Birthplace is a great day out, with something for everyone. Visit the museum to learn more about Scotland’s most famous explorer. Tire the kids out on our ship-inspired playground, then relax as you explore our nature trails and beautiful grounds. Enjoy a tasty lunch in our café and then treat the family to a special gift from our shop.

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David Livingstone Birthplace is currently closed, however, the parkland and grounds are open 7 days a week and are free to visit.

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We have many exciting new exhibits to share later this year in our completely updated Exhibition. Please follow us on social media to learn more.

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Try our all-new Café - welcoming environment, varied menu, delicious freshly prepared snacks and meals, perfect for relaxing with family and friends.

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For the Kids

Learn more about the fun and educational opportunities at the Birthplace.

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The museum shop stocks a wide range of carefully selected gifts and souvenirs, many of them inspired by the life and work of David Livingstone.

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Park and Trails

Our grounds contain both family and individual trails, as well as walks and running routes. Our Parkland are open 7 days a week.

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Our tours are not available as we are currently closed until further notice, but the parkland and grounds are open 7 days a week.

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Event Space

The multi-purpose event space at David Livingstone Birthplace is available to book for community and corporate meetings and special occasions.

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
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Historic Environment Scotland

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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.

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