The David Livingstone Centre is currently closed for an exciting redevelopment of the museum over the next two years. We have closed entirely for the winter, but will reopen this Easter for our annual Cadbury’s Easter Egg Trail event. Throughout the season, we will have a great range of gifts and snacks to purchase in our shop alongside a programme of great events for all the family.”
There are storeys of stories about David Livingstone, the famous Scottish explorer and missionary, in this birthplace museum of his life and work.
Housed in Shuttle Row, a tenement which the Livingstones shared with 23 other families, this historic attraction is packed with items relating to his explorations in Africa. These include journals, letters and navigational equipment, as well as dioramas of significant events in his travels.
It also gives a fascinating insight into the living and working conditions of 19th-century Scotland.
Set in parkland and gardens overlooking the River Clyde, there are plenty of picturesque woodland walks in the area including along the Clyde Walkway to Bothwell Castle, making it the perfect place for a family day out.
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