How to Get Here:

The Museum is located in the Heritage Quarter of Dunfermline, the ancient capital of Scotland, 5 minute walk downhill from Dunfermline Palace and Abbey (along St. Margaret Street).


By Car

Dunfermline is served by an excellent network of roads along Scotland’s east coast. It makes a perfect stopping point whether on your way to the Highlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling, Dundee or St. Andrews!

A90 is the main road connecting the town to Edinburgh, Dundee, Aberdeen and beyond. A985 connects Dunfermline with Stirling, M80 with Glasgow and A92 with St. Andrews. 

• To find your way to the Heritage Quarter, just follow the brown tourist signs to Dunfermline Palace & Abbey.

• Metered parking is available right next to the museum. 

By Train

Local commuter trains run regularly from Edinburgh to Dunfermline Town station. Train timetables are available here. 

The museum is less than 10 minutes walk from the station. Walk through the main station building and follow the blue pedestrian signs to Town Centre and Bus Station. Continue straight along Comley Park and Priory Lane - and there we are!   

By Bus

Intercity buses connect Dunfermline with Edinburgh, Glasgow and St. Andrews. 
There are frequent Stagecoach Fife services (X54 and 55), and Citylink service (M91) from Edinburgh. And Stagecoach Fife services (X24 and X26) from Glasgow and St. Andrews. For timetables, please click here. 

From the bus station walk straight downhill along Cross Wynd, Guildhall Street and St. Margaret Street. You will pass Dunfermline Palace and Abbey, and world’s first Carnegie Library on your way.

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