Kirkcaldy Galleries

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Come and explore Kirkcaldy's cultural hub.

Kirkcaldy Galleries offers visitors a library, museum, art gallery, local & family history room, Visit Scotland information desk, cafe, gift shop and children's areas - all under one roof!

Kirkcaldy Galleries opened in June 2013 following a major £2.5 million refurbishment undertaken by Fife Council. This historic museum was first opened in 1925 as part of the town's War Memorial, with the library extension being added in 1928.

Venue Type:

Museum, Gallery

Opening hours

Monday: 12 to 7pm
Tuesday: 9.30am to 7pm
Wednesday: 9.30am to 5pm
Thursday: 9.30am to 7pm
Friday: 9.30am to 5pm
Saturday: 9.30am to 4pm
Sunday: 12 to 4pm

Admission charges

Free of charge

Additional info

Access information:
Ramp to front entrance
Automatic doors
Lift to first floor
Disabled toilets
Changing places toilets
Induction loops
Wheelchair available on request

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Land Transport, Maritime, Medicine, Personalities, Science and Technology, Social History

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

In the Eye of the Storm

  • 25 November 2015 — 14 February 2016 *on now

Dive into this exhibition of seascape paintings which explores artists’ fascination with the sea in all of its many guises.

From the tempestuous surge of stormy waves to the gentle lapping of the sea on sun-kissed shores, the sea has inspired painters such as William McTaggart, S J Peploe and John Duncan, all of whose work is featured here.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly


Made in Fife

  • 21 January — 20 March 2016 *on now

Fife has a proud industrial heritage. Discover how technology, especially engineering, has made and moulded the landscape of Fife and its people in this small exhibition from the Local Studies collection.

Find out about Fife exports across the world, the growth of paid employment for women and how engineers were trained. There is a special contribution from a new oral history project on the Melville Brodie Engineering Works in Kirkcaldy.


Kirkcaldy Galleries
War Memorial Gardens


Kirkcaldy Museum & Art Gallery

Friends of Kirkcaldy Museums & Art Gallery



01592 583206

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