David Livingstone Centre
165 Station Road
Scotland's most famous explorer and missionary was born here in 1813, in a single-roomed house in Shuttle Row - today a Grade A listed tenement.
It is now part of the museum that tells the story of Livingstone's explorations in Africa and is home to a wide range of his personal belongings and travel aids.
Find out how he grew from a lowly factory boy to become an African explorer and a hero of the Victorian age.
The museum also gives a fascinating insight into the harsh conditions endured by industrial workers in the 19th century.
2013 is David Livingstone’s bicentenary. Join us in rediscovering a man whose life and legacy has spanned continents at David Livingstone 200. Find out about the worldwide events being held in celebration of this extraordinary man’s life. Click here to visit our David Livingstone 200 web pages.
Museum, Historic house or home
1 Apr to 24 Dec, Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12.30-5.
Child (with 1 adult) - £5
1 parent family - 11
Archives, Medicine, Personalities, Science and Technology, Social History, World Cultures