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Carnegie Creators!

Every Wednesday in July
11am-1pm
Drop in anytime
Free
Suitable for children aged 3+

Come and join in with Carnegie Creators! To commemorate Andrew Carnegie’s centenary year, these activities are inspired by his gifts to Dunfermline and the rest of the world.  

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24 July
Musical Madness

Get movin’ and shakin’ down to the museum and make your own instrument!

31 July
Wonderful Windows

Put your creativity to test and invent your own stained-glass window design. 

Due to the small size of our museum, we are not always able to accommodate big groups. If you are bringing a larger group of 5+ children, email education@carnegiebirthplace.com in advance.


Bobbin Babies and Bobbin Bigs (Under 5s)

30 July
10:30-11:00 Bobbin Babies (0-2 years)
11:30-12:00 Bobbin Bigs (3-5 years)
Free, booking necessary

Join us for some songs and stories in our multi-sensory sessions for Under 5s. These events are free but require booking.

Bookings open on 23rd July 2019.

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Make a Telescope Workshop (Ages 9+)

1 August, 2-3pm

FULLY BOOKED!!

Join Science Communicator Jenny Dockett in this workshop to learn all about telescopes and make your very own working telescope to take home.

Suitable for ages 9+. Accompanying adults do not need to book a ticket.

Click to book for Make a Telescope workshop


Relaxed Events (Autism-Friendly)

1 August

Free, booking necessary

These events are specially aimed at autistic children or those with other additional support needs and their siblings, parents and carers. Our relaxed openings are part of National Museums Scotland Ancient Egypt and East Asia Partnerships Autism Project, which helps smaller museums become autism friendly.

Relaxed Opening: Space (0-10 years), 9-10am

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Take part in some space themed activities, including some songs and games, shooting star crafts and a planetary treasure hunt in a more relaxed atmosphere before regular opening at the museum. Numbers will be limited and audio turned off.

We will have a sensory/play corner and a visual story will be distributed to attendees in advance. Refreshments will be provided.

Click to book for Relaxed Opening

Relaxed After Hours: Space (10+ years), 4:30-6pm

Take part in some space themed activities, including a 'make a telescope' workshop, meteorite handling and shooting star crafts in a more relaxed atmosphere after hours at the museum. Numbers will be limited and audio turned off.

We will have sensory/play corner and a visual story will be distributed to attendees in advance. Refreshments will be provided.

Click to book for Relaxed After Hours


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Heritage Quarter Explorer Past-Port

Every Saturday and Sunday (until 19 August)
All day
Drop in anytime
Free

The HQ Explorer Past-Port is a joint initiative with the Dunfermline Carnegie Library and the Dunfermline Palace (Historic Environment Scotland). Collect your FREE Heritage Quarter Explorer Past-Port from one of the venues and complete a self-led activity at each site. Once you've collected all three stamps, you'll receive a certificate!