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Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum

Andrew Carnegie House Moodie Street, Dunfermline KY12 7PL, Scotland
+44 1383 724302
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Fantastic insight into the past

I recently visited this museum after man years of meaning to, wish I had gone sooner. Based around... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
AlastairC66
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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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The man who built your library lived herfe!

Carnegie made some shrewd decisions; He invested in information transfer using Morse Code that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marguerite a
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Ohio
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Andrew Carnegie House Moodie Street, Dunfermline KY12 7PL, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I recently visited this museum after man years of meaning to, wish I had gone sooner. Based around the birthplace of Andrew Carnegie, a two roomed cottage, this small museum is a fantastic insight into the rags to riches story of this Fife philanthropist. The...More

Thank AlastairC66
Reviewed 1 week ago

Carnegie made some shrewd decisions; He invested in information transfer using Morse Code that became the precursor to American Express. He also invested in Steel, recognizing that steel bridges would outlast wood. While born in a tiny house, he got fabulously rich. Even more important,...More

Thank Marguerite a
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly and informative staff. Fasinating information provided in various formats. Interactive dislays to keep children interested. Onsite cafe for a coffee and bite to eat.

Thank Flossy67
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in Dunfermline and are visiting the Abbey and Palace then your next stop should be this museum. Walk down Monestary st. To St Margarets st. Turn right and less than 100yards down the street is the Carnegie museum. It has alot of...More

Thank berglas71
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The history of Andrew Carnegie is great to hear about. You can see the original accommodation of the family and read about how he made his money. It is very interesting for young and old alike. The only thing is anyone with difficulty climbing stairs...More

Thank ginag562016
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I've visited here a few times. Ok museum, interesting for people unfamiliar with Dunfermline and its history. Not the best attraction though makes a nice day out.

Thank Sophie_badminton157
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Very well laid out museum, lots of exhibits telling Andrew Carnagie's story. Really great to see the house he was born in. Very friendly lady at reception. A visit not to be missed if visiting Dunfermline.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Had a great time with my family at the Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Ronnie was a fantastic guide who was very informed and told us a lot about Andrew Carnegie that I didn't know! Very worthwhile and interesting visit!

Thank amyyy717
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Full story of Andrew Carnage what he did in his life time and what he left for the people of Dunfermline and why he did for the rest of the world.

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 4 January 2017

A truly fantastic museum outlining the complete life and times of the famous Andrew Carnegie. The museum is stacked full of information of his family from his time with parents in Dunfermline to the heights of his industrial powerhouse life within USA.

Thank frank w
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MikeNoon
is this attraction suitable for wheelchair users. how much is entry? what are the opening times over easter? Thank you Mike Noon
20 March 2016|
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Response from Ronnieamac |
Wheelchair access? Yes ! - and the Museum is free ! Also a wheelchair is available at the Carnegie Museum for use by anyone with mobility problems. Enjoy your visit.
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