Event Details

Opening Weekend
Friday 19th / Saturday 20th / Sunday 21st May 2017This event has passed.

Scotland is getting a new cultural landmark! Come and explore the remarkable royal history and industrial heritage of Dunfermline, one of Scotland’s ancient capitals, as it is brought to life in this spectacular new museum and visitor attraction.

Daily activities:

“We Made It”!” Volunteers  Chat to our volunteers who were involved in everything from cleaning and packing objects to recording stories and digging in the ground.  Look out for the volunteers in their “We Made It” t-shirts.

Memory Booth  Join us in the memory booth and help us capture your thoughts and reactions on the opening of this fantastic new building.

Family History Tasters ~ 11am (not Sunday)  A free introduction to the art of family history research using the numerous resources in the Reading Room. Includes introductions to the Ancestry Institution and Scotland’s People websites. If you have already started your research bring any documents and certificates you already have. Book your free place online at www.onfife.com or call 01383 602302

Show times

All day


Designed by award-winning Richard Murphy Architects, and linking superbly with the world’s first Carnegie Library, this impressive building  provides experiences for everyone to enjoy including: the new museum, exhibition galleries, a local studies Reading Room, a modern children’s library and a mezzanine café with stunning  views over the landscaped garden to Dunfermline Abbey (burial place of Robert the Bruce) and the Heritage Quarter.

Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries
1-7 Abbot Street Dunfermline KY12 7NL


01383 602365 or dclg@onfife.com

Entry prices


Carnegie Library and Gal-lge


Toilets / Cafe/Catering / Gift Shop / Wifi / Baby Changing / Children's Play Area / Disabled Access / Disabled Parking / Accessible Toilets / Changing Places Toilet / Accessible Formats (eg. Braille, large print, see museum for details) 

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