Learn about the life and work of the famous Scottish explorer and missionary at this museum housed in Shuttle Row where Livingstone was born and raised.
This birthplace museum of Livingstone’s life and work is housed in a tenement block which Livingstone and his family shared with 23 other families.
The museum is packed with items relating to Livingstone’s explorations in Africa. These include journals, letters and navigational equipment, as well as dioramas of significant events in his travels. It also gives a fascinating insight into the living and working conditions of 19th-century Scotland.
The David Livingstone Centre is set in 20 acres of parkland and gardens overlooking the River Clyde. There are plenty of woodland walks including one along the Clyde Walkway to Bothwell Castle.