Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum

State of the art interactive displays, weaving demonstrations,temporary exhibitions, children’s activities, a delightful café & garden, museum shop and a unique events space.

Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum

About Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum

Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum Moodie Street, Dunfermline KY12 7PL
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Come along and experience life in 19th century Dunfermline and what it was like to emigrate to America with just a few possessions. Discover how Andrew Carnegie became the richest man in the world and father of modern philanthropy, supporting the founding of internationally renowned landmarks such as the Carnegie Hall in New York, the Peace Palace in The Hague and Mount Wilson Observatory in California.

State-of-the-art interactive games, surprising displays, weaving demonstrations, children’s activities, a delightful garden and our little gift shop ensure that the museum is a fascinating and informative place to visit for the whole family. And best of all:

Admission is FREE!
We look forward to meeting you!

Upcoming Events at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum

A Portrait in Progress

A Portrait in Progress

7th October 2019 - 25th November 2019
Scottish artist Calum Colvin will create a portrait of industrialist & philanthropist Andrew Carnegie to commemorate the centenary of his death. Come and watch him work as the portrait takes shape!
The Constructed Worlds of Calum Colvin

The Constructed Worlds of Calum Colvin

21st November 2019
Join us at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum on 21st November for a discussion of Tom Normand's 'The Constructed Worlds of Calum Colvin', published by Luath Press.

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