Tag: david livingstone birthplace

Best Permanent Exhibition Nomination

The David Livingstone Birthplace Museum is up for Best Permanent Exhibition at the Museums & Heritage Awards 2022 this evening. Something certainly putting Blantyre on the map! The accolades celebrate the very best in the world of museums, galleries, cultural and heritage visitor attractions worldwide and the award features museums all across the world. The […]

Upgrading Paths & New Planting

David Livingstone Birthplace has embarked on a programme of updating their grounds.  Following a grant from South Lanarkshire of £400,000 work has started to improve the grounds commencing with creating better paths.  Additionally, plants and hedges have been planted around the Lion Statue, to deter vandalism and people climbing up. Of course it also softens […]

Science of Navigation

April will see a fun packed full month of family events at the David Livingstone Birthplace, Blantyre, kicking off this weekend with the ‘Science of Navigation’. Discover how people in Victorian times travelled all over the world, without google maps! In this object handling session led by the learning team, staff will have all sorts […]

David Livingstone Birthplace

The David Livingstone Birthplace museum is reopening this weekend! After a period of closure through the festive holidays, doors reopen again in a couple of days time. Come & say hello and check out the stunning exhibition which covers Livingstone’s life and legacy. There’s a great deal on if you’ve not seen the exhibits yet! […]

DLB Change of Hours

Looking after visitors, volunteers and staff is David Livingstone Birthplace’s priority. As COVID cases begin to rise through the winter months, they have made the decision to: Close from 20 Dec – 7 January 22 Open weekends only from 8 January 2022 (until February 2022)DON’T FORGET – With Visit Scotland, you can get 50% off entry! Details below.  […]

Museum Temporary Closure

Due to further installation at the David Livingstone Birthplace, the museum at Station Road, Blantyre will be closed from the 8th to the 11th November 2021. On reopening (from Friday 12th November 2021), the opening hours will be: 10am till 4pm (last admission 3pm) Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays. These are the Winter 2021 hours. Please […]

Family Fun Day

The David Livingstone Birthplace is saying goodbye to August with a day full of play, crafts, and outdoor activities.  This Saturday 28th August 2021 , from 11am until 4pm, they’ll be outdoor games and races, arts & crafts, face painting, and LOADS MORE!  The weather forecast looks amazing, so don’t miss out. Drop into Livingstone’s […]