Thank you for looking to visit the Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum! Please note that the museum is closed between 1 December 2016 and 26 February 2017. 

Special arrangements can be made for any groups wishing to visit the museum during the winter. Please contact the Museum Curator either by email: or telephone: 01383 724 302 to discuss this. 


Welcome to the Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum!

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, temporary exhibitions, children’s activities, a delightful café & garden, museum shop and a unique events space 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!