Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries

Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries, Museum, Fife, visitor attraction
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Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries,
1-7 Abbot Street,
KY12 7NL


01383 602365

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Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries (DCL&G) - offering a new museum, gallery spaces, cafe, shop and reading rooms all adjioning the world's 1st Carnegie Library has now reopened to the public. 

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This spectacular £12.4million award-winning new building (EAA Building of the Year) links superbly with the world’s first Carnegie Library and houses a new museum, exhibition galleries, local history Reading Room, new children’s library and a mezzanine café with stunning views over the landscaped garden to Dunfermline Abbey and the Heritage Quarter.

As one of Scotland’s former ancient capitals, Dunfermline has both a remarkable royal history and an impressive industrial heritage. Dunfermline’s past will be brought to life in the new museum with fascinating stories retold through a series of special films, inspiring interviews, engaging computer games and, of course, our collections.

Nestled in Dunfermline’s Heritage Quarter, DCL&G will provide a new home for culture.

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Bookbug Spot & Count Trail in the Children’s Library

Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries

Thu 18th May -
Thu 25th May

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Get Reading Online

Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries

Thu 18th May -
Wed 24th May

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We Made It!

Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries

Thu 18th May -
Sun 31st Dec

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