Explore! Travellers and Trailblazers


Sat 14th Nov to Sat 10th Apr 2021

Dates and times

Admission Free

Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries

01383 602365

This exhibition is temporarily closed as Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries is now only operating our Connect & Collect service for the library.

Book your visit to Explore HERE

You can book a 1 hour visit for up to 4 people. Please call us on 01383 602365 if your group size is larger than 4 people. Please bring your appointment email or another form of identification when you visit. 


Join us at the multi award-winning Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries to discover exotic lands and fantastic voyages through our family friendly exhibition. There are lots of wonderful things to see, with amazing objects from far flung places, such as Japan, China, South Africa, India and Australia.  Feast your eyes on beautiful hand-painted pottery, intricately carved ivory and polished jade and discover some fascinating facts – did you know that there is more than one type of boomerang? Find out about the amazing feats of famous explorers. Delve into the world of seafarers, whalers and castaways. With quizzes, craft videos to inspire you and a fun craft pack to take home. From polar pioneer to tropical trekker – what will your amazing journey be?

Inspired by the colourful world of Explore?  Then why not get crafty and make some wiggly snakes or shimmery jellyfish - here's two Museum Makes videos to show you how:

Or why not check out the fabulous Pirate Gordon's swashbuckling Bookbug?

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Locations & Times


Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries

Saturday 14th Nov 10am - 3pm
Sunday 15th Nov 12 noon - 3pm
Monday 16th Nov 10am - 4pm
Tuesday 17th Nov Closed
Wednesday 18th Nov 10am - 4pm
Thursday 19th Nov 10am - 6pm
Friday 20th Nov 10am - 4pm
Saturday 21st Nov 10am - 3pm
Sunday 22nd Nov 12 noon - 3pm
Monday 23rd Nov 10am - 4pm
Tuesday 24th Nov Closed
Wednesday 25th Nov 10am - 4pm
Thursday 26th Nov 10am - 6pm
Friday 27th Nov 10am - 4pm
Saturday 28th Nov 10am - 3pm
Sunday 29th Nov 12 noon - 3pm
Monday 30th Nov 10am - 4pm
Tuesday 1st Dec Closed
Wednesday 2nd Dec 10am - 4pm
Thursday 3rd Dec 10am - 6pm
Friday 4th Dec 10am - 4pm
Saturday 5th Dec 10am - 3pm
Sunday 6th Dec 12 noon - 3pm
Monday 7th Dec 10am - 4pm
Tuesday 8th Dec Closed
Wednesday 9th Dec 10am - 4pm
Thursday 10th Dec 10am - 6pm
Friday 11th Dec 10am - 4pm
Saturday 12th Dec 10am - 3pm
Sunday 13th Dec 12 noon - 3pm
Monday 14th Dec 10am - 4pm
Tuesday 15th Dec Closed
Wednesday 16th Dec 10am - 4pm
Thursday 17th Dec 10am - 6pm
Friday 18th Dec 10am - 4pm
Saturday 19th Dec 10am - 3pm
Sunday 20th Dec 12 noon - 3pm
Monday 21st Dec 10am - 4pm
Tuesday 22nd Dec Closed
Wednesday 23rd Dec 10am - 4pm
Thursday 24th Dec 10am - 6pm
Friday 25th Dec 10am - 4pm
Saturday 26th Dec 10am - 3pm
Sunday 27th Dec 12 noon - 3pm
Monday 28th Dec 10am - 4pm
Tuesday 29th Dec Closed
Wednesday 30th Dec 10am - 4pm
Thursday 31st Dec 10am - 6pm
Friday 1st Jan 10am - 4pm
Saturday 2nd Jan 10am - 3pm
Sunday 3rd Jan 12 noon - 3pm
Monday 4th Jan 10am - 4pm
Tuesday 5th Jan Closed
Wednesday 6th Jan 10am - 4pm
Thursday 7th Jan 10am - 6pm
Friday 8th Jan 10am - 4pm
Saturday 9th Jan 10am - 3pm
Sunday 10th Jan 12 noon - 3pm
Monday 11th Jan 10am - 4pm
Tuesday 12th Jan Closed
Wednesday 13th Jan 10am - 4pm
Thursday 14th Jan 10am - 6pm
Friday 15th Jan 10am - 4pm
Saturday 16th Jan 10am - 3pm
Sunday 17th Jan 12 noon - 3pm
Monday 18th Jan 10am - 4pm
Tuesday 19th Jan Closed
Wednesday 20th Jan 10am - 4pm
Thursday 21st Jan 10am - 6pm
Friday 22nd Jan 10am - 4pm
Saturday 23rd Jan 10am - 3pm
Sunday 24th Jan 12 noon - 3pm
Monday 25th Jan 10am - 4pm
Tuesday 26th Jan Closed
Wednesday 27th Jan 10am - 4pm
Thursday 28th Jan 10am - 6pm
Friday 29th Jan 10am - 4pm
Saturday 30th Jan 10am - 3pm
Sunday 31st Jan 12 noon - 3pm
Monday 1st Feb 10am - 4pm
Tuesday 2nd Feb Closed
Wednesday 3rd Feb 10am - 4pm
Thursday 4th Feb 10am - 6pm
Friday 5th Feb 10am - 4pm
Saturday 6th Feb 10am - 3pm
Sunday 7th Feb 12 noon - 3pm
Monday 8th Feb 10am - 4pm
Tuesday 9th Feb Closed
Wednesday 10th Feb 10am - 4pm
Thursday 11th Feb 10am - 6pm
Friday 12th Feb 10am - 4pm
Saturday 13th Feb 10am - 3pm
Sunday 14th Feb 12 noon - 3pm
Monday 15th Feb 10am - 4pm
Tuesday 16th Feb Closed
Wednesday 17th Feb 10am - 4pm
Thursday 18th Feb 10am - 6pm
Friday 19th Feb 10am - 4pm
Saturday 20th Feb 10am - 3pm
Sunday 21st Feb 12 noon - 3pm
Monday 22nd Feb 10am - 4pm
Tuesday 23rd Feb Closed
Wednesday 24th Feb 10am - 4pm
Thursday 25th Feb 10am - 6pm
Friday 26th Feb 10am - 4pm
Saturday 27th Feb 10am - 3pm
Sunday 28th Feb 12 noon - 3pm
Monday 1st Mar 10am - 4pm
Tuesday 2nd Mar Closed
Wednesday 3rd Mar 10am - 4pm
Thursday 4th Mar 10am - 6pm
Friday 5th Mar 10am - 4pm
Saturday 6th Mar 10am - 3pm
Sunday 7th Mar 12 noon - 3pm
Monday 8th Mar 10am - 4pm
Tuesday 9th Mar Closed
Wednesday 10th Mar 10am - 4pm
Thursday 11th Mar 10am - 6pm
Friday 12th Mar 10am - 4pm
Saturday 13th Mar 10am - 3pm
Sunday 14th Mar 12 noon - 3pm
Monday 15th Mar 10am - 4pm
Tuesday 16th Mar Closed
Wednesday 17th Mar 10am - 4pm
Thursday 18th Mar 10am - 6pm
Friday 19th Mar 10am - 4pm
Saturday 20th Mar 10am - 3pm
Sunday 21st Mar 12 noon - 3pm
Monday 22nd Mar 10am - 4pm
Tuesday 23rd Mar Closed
Wednesday 24th Mar 10am - 4pm
Thursday 25th Mar 10am - 6pm
Friday 26th Mar 10am - 4pm
Saturday 27th Mar 10am - 3pm
Sunday 28th Mar 12 noon - 3pm
Monday 29th Mar 10am - 4pm
Tuesday 30th Mar Closed
Wednesday 31st Mar 10am - 4pm
Thursday 1st Apr 10am - 6pm
Friday 2nd Apr 10am - 4pm
Saturday 3rd Apr 10am - 3pm
Sunday 4th Apr 12 noon - 3pm
Monday 5th Apr 10am - 4pm
Tuesday 6th Apr Closed
Wednesday 7th Apr 10am - 4pm
Thursday 8th Apr 10am - 6pm
Friday 9th Apr 10am - 4pm
Saturday 10th Apr 10am - 3pm

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