Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum, Dunfermline

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Andrew Carnegie was a weaver's son who became the richest man in the world and gave his wealth away for the benefit of mankind. The birthplace of modern philanthropy, the museum tells his inspiring story which is still relevant today.

With colourful graphics, interactive displays, weaving demonstrations, temporary exhibitions, education programme, children's activities, delightful cafe, shop and garden and unique events space, the museum has something for everyone.

Find us also on Twitter: @carnegiemuseum

and Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/carnegiemuseum/

The Museum is closed until 1 March 2014.

However, special arrangements can be made for any groups wishing to visit the museum in winter. Please phone or e-mail the Museum for details
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  • We visited as our children saw the sign for a museum and asked to explore. We all loved it and learned something new. Interesting displays and helpful, friendly staff. Well worth visiting.  more »
  • My husband, who’s always been fascinated with Andrew Carnegie, suggested we go for a visitwhile in Dunfermline. What a treat! The admission is free and the self-guided tour is incredibly informative. ...  more »
  • There was a disabled entrance thankfully. Staff were very helpful. Very steep stairs to get to the upper level. Museum part very well set out and very interesting even to my elderly aunt who was a lib...  more »
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  • Staff are good always happy to help. show you about and explain the different showcases
  • Great visit learning about the very grand history of Andrew Carnegie.
  • Good place to visit, could do with a proper coffee shop though
  • I arrived sadly ignorant to the man's Life and contributions to education. I left educated. What a guy! Amazing bloke. Right up my street!
  • A well set out exhibition on the life of Andrew Carnegie and his family
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