Fodor's Expert Review Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum

Dunfermline Museum/Gallery

Scottish-American industrialist and noted philanthropist Andrew Carnegie was born here in 1835. Don't be misled by the simple exterior of this 18th-century weaver's cottage—inside it opens into a larger hall, where documents, photographs, and artifacts relate his fascinating life story. The collection includes art from a wide range of periods, from medieval to 19th century to art deco, as well as displays on the genus of Jurassic dinosaur named after the great man—Diplodocus carnegii.

Museum/Gallery Free

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Moodie St.
Dunfermline, Fife  KY12 7PL, Scotland


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Rate Includes: Free, Closed Dec.–Feb.

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