Kirkcaldy Galleries

Kirkcaldy Galleries
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Kirkcaldy Galleries,
War Memorial Gardens,

01592 583206

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We're delighted that our library services, Museum, Galleries, Local Studies and PC Suite are all open.

We are currently limiting the number of visitors in the building at any one time but it's easy to book a timeslot in advance (for up to 4 people) and you can find all the details below. PCs can be booked by telephone.

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Book a visit to the Museum and Gallery at Kirkcaldy Galleries Here  

You can book a visit for up to 4 people up to two weeks in advance. Please call us on 01592 583206 if your group size is larger than 4 people.

Use this form to make an online booking for a one-hour visit to the galleries (for 4 people or fewer). 

When visiting, we ask that all customers: 

  • Bring your appointment email or another form of identification 
  • Wear a face covering 

Blooming Marvellous 

Blooming Marvellous, the fantastic, FREE, family-friendly exhibition is now open - can and see it! Discover the hidden secrets and treasures of our gardens and see how you can help our insects and wildlife. There are also lots of lovely paintings, pottery and other interesting items to look, at as well as quizzes and craft videos with some great ideas for simple things to make and do at home. 

Our shop and café is temporarily closed (but there is a great selection of our retail goods now available through the new ShopAppy site).

Toilets are open but on a one-person at a time basis. If there is a queue, please keep a two-metre distance from others. 

You are welcome to book multiple visits, but please be aware you will be unable to extend your one-hour slot if there is another person booked in after you. Exceeding your one-hour slot will impact on the next visitor. We will only be able to accommodate visitors arriving without pre-booking if there is an available timeslot.

Use this form to book your visit.

This video tells you what to expect when you visit our museum and gallery:

Book a local studies visit here  

We are delighted to be back and we’re really looking forward to seeing you! 

While restrictions are in place, we will be providing a tailored, one-to-one visitor service at  Kirkcaldy Galleries.

You can book a one-hour appointment online up to two weeks in advance of your visit. After you book your timeslot, we will contact you by phone to find out how we can make the most of your visit. If you have any special requirements, please let us know in advance.  

When visiting, we ask that you: 

  1. Bring your appointment email or another form of identification 
  2. Wear a face covering 
  3. Bring your own pens/pencils and notepads.  

Please note:  We may not to be able to supply additional items on the day. We also ask you give us advance notice of any change in visit arrangements, information or support required. If you have questions about specific items in our collection on the day, for example, the staff present may not be able to help but we will do our best to find out the information for you. 

You are welcome to book multiple visits, but please be aware we would only be able to extend your one-hour slot on the day if no one was booked after you. Exceeding your one-hour appointment will impact on the next visitor.

Use this form to book your Local Studies visit.

Visit the Library at Kirkcaldy Galleries

You can now visit Kirkcaldy Library. As you would expect, there will be safety measures and restrictions in place to ensure the wellbeing of staff and customers. As we can only have a limited number of people in the building at one time, there will be a queuing system, you should wear a face covering if you can and keep your visit short.

Public access PCs are available, with restrictions to allow for physical distancing and cleaning.

We can’t wait to see you. Watch the video below to find out what to expect when you get here. There's also information about visiting the library here.  

Our Kirkcaldy Galleries shop is now online! 

You can buy our exclusive local gifts online via ShopAppy! Now there’s no excuse not to get a unique local gift or keepsake for that next birthday or special occasion so click here  or on the button below to have a browse!


Come and explore Kirkcaldy's cultural hub.

Kirkcaldy Galleries offers visitors a library, museum, art gallery, local & family history room, cafe, gift shop and children's areas - all under one roof and with FREE admission!

Kirkcaldy Galleries opened in  June 2013 following a major £2.5 million refurbishment undertaken by Fife Council.  This historic museum was first opened in 1925 as part of the town's War Memorial, with the library extension being added in 1928.

Planning your visit

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Cafe
  • Disabled access and lift

Getting here

  • Car: There is limited parking at the front of Kirkcaldy Galleries. Parking is available nearby at Kirkcaldy Railway Station and town centre car parks are within a 10 minute walk
  • Bus: Numerous buses stop directly next to the War Memorial Gardens and the building itself is only a five minute walk from Kirkcaldy Bus station, which has direct routes to Edinburgh, Glasgow and St Andrews. Please visit the Stagecoach website for a complete list of intercity and local bus timetables
  • Train: The Galleries are situated directly next to Kirkcaldy Train Station, which is serviced by the Fife Circle Line. To view train timetables please click here

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