John Muir's Birthplace
126 High Street
John Muir's life and work has inspired people all over the world. Now the Dunbar birthplace of the pioneering conservationist has been transformed into a new visitor attraction. The stunning interpretative centre highlights the work and achievements of this remarkable man.
Born in Dunbar in 1838, John Muir emigrated with his parents to the United States where he campaigned for the preservation of natural environments through his work as an environmentalist, geologist and botanist.
Learn about John Muir's adventures and travels all over the globe. Read extracts from his journals and view some of his sketches of wildlife and plants.
Historic house or home, Environmental or ecological centre
April-October Mon-Sat 10.00-17.00
November-March Wed-Sat 10.00-17.00
Closed: 25 and 26 December
1 and 2 January
- Museums Association