Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum


Moodie Street, Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 7PL

    The birthplace and memorial to Andrew Carnegie, the weaver's son who made a fortune from the furnaces of the American steel industry and who gave his fortune away to benefit humanity.

    At the museum you can find out what life was like in 19th century Dunfermline and what it was like to emigrate to America with just a few possessions. Learn how Andrew Carnegie became the richest man in the world and the father of modern philanthropy.

    Explore the museum’s interactive displays, weaving demonstrations and children’s activities. There is also a café and garden, museum shop and an events space.

    4 Museum
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Mar 2016 - 30 Nov 2016


    • Snack Bar
    • Tea & Coffee Available


    • Public Toilet Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop

    Payment Methods

    • Electron
    • JCB Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • VISA Card


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Coach Parking Off-site / street
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Paid Parking within easy distance


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome


    • 24hr CCTV
    • Level Access


    • Town Location

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Disabled Citizens
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- From Dunfermline Railway Station, if arriving from Edinburgh, through ticket office, cross car park and go through pedestrian underpass, turn left, climb stairs, turn left onto Comely Bank, walk along street and cross road, keep going straight onto Priory Lane.  Museum at corner of Moodie Street and Priory Lane.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Edinburgh Airport by road, take A8 to the Newbridge Roundabout, take turnoff for M9 to Stirling, take first exit to A8000 for the Forth Road Bridge, take third exit on M90 to Dunfermline onto A823 and follow to City Centre.

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