Museum entrances
The main entrance has steps without handrail. There is level access at the birthplace cottage entrance (please ring the doorbell) 

Access to galleries
The Main Hall is fully accessible. The birthplace cottage is not accessible to people with mobility difficulties (images of the cottage and audio recordings available at reception)

Disabled parking
There are two disabled parking spaces available near the entrance to the birthplace cottage

Accessible toilets
The museum has a disabled toilet

Borrow a wheelchair
A wheelchair is available at the museum reception. Unfortunately, we cannot provide assistance around the museum for wheelchair users

Guide dogs and assistance dogs
Guide and assistance dogs are welcome.
A dog bowl is available

There are seats both in the birthplace cottage (except in the room in which Carnegie was born), and in the Main Hall

Audio recordings
A CD player with the audio recordings from the birthplace cottage is available at the museum reception

Induction loop
An induction loop operates at reception 

Magnifying glass
A magnifying glass is available at reception






Free Wi-Fi
• Baby changing facilities
• Toilets
• Car parking
• Coach drop-off


Coffee Shop and Garden

Enjoy coffee and cake in relaxing and informal surroundings


Gift Shop

We have a range of imaginative and attractive gifts from Scottish producers, including hand-woven damask linen produced by Angus Handloom Weavers, hand-crafted Fair Trade jewellery and unique souvenirs only available at the museum.