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Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum

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excellent bit of history to go visit the story behind one of the richest men in the world is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
andrewhoward27
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County Wexford, Ireland
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This is a fascinating look into the early life of Andrew Carnegie. It's really small, but two... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Heather M
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Bathgate, United Kingdom
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We are now open for the 2019 season. Come along and discover the original birthplace cottage of Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919). Find out how Andrew, born a weaver’s son in Dunfermline, emigrated to America and became the richest man in the world, and...more
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Andrew Carnegie House Moodie Street, Dunfermline KY12 7PL, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

excellent bit of history to go visit the story behind one of the richest men in the world is astonishing. it's a short tour but lots of information and fun stuff to see. 😀 would recommend to anyone

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank andrewhoward27
Annie_ACBM, Visitor Services Officer at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Andrew, Glad you enjoyed learning all about Dunfermline's most famous Andrew! Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review and do come again if you're nearby!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fascinating look into the early life of Andrew Carnegie. It's really small, but two families actually lived and worked here, you can't imagine that this is where it started for him, but to follow his early story and the people that influenced...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Heather M
Annie_ACBM, Visitor Services Officer at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Heather! Thanks for taking time to write us a review. Delighted to her you enjoyed the visit and found it interesting. Come again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very interesting museum about an incredible man and his family. The museum is well laid out and includes the room s in the small cottage where Andrew Carnegie was born. There are many exhibits which will interest all members of the fam ily including...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Annie_ACBM, Visitor Services Officer at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! Please to hear you had a good time and had a chance to try out the interactives!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having visited the Carnegie Library & Galleries in the morning I decided to visit this venue too and was glad that I did. It is only a few hundred yards from the Library etc and provides a fascinating insight into Carnegie's early life in Scotland...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Annie_ACBM, Visitor Services Officer at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review! Pleased your enjoyed your trip down to the museum. All the best

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a really interesting 90 minutes here. Very good exhibition and the staff were lovely. Parking right outside.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Annie_ACBM, Visitor Services Officer at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the lovely review! I'll be sure to pass on your positive comments to the front of house assistants! Do come again.

Reviewed May 21, 2019

I visited here after going up to Dunfermline to see the Star Spangled Scotsman. I was amazed to find out about the things Andrew Carnegie did in his lifetime. Makes me proud to be Scottish. the lady in the museum was so nice and very...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Annie_ACBM, Visitor Services Officer at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Jean for the review! Glad you enjoyed learning more about Andrew and his legacy!

Reviewed May 8, 2019 via mobile

Went with my daughter, son and grandson who is 9. Ample easy parking right outside the door. Staff are very friendly and imformative. Carnegie birthplace house is tiny and gorgeous, all original features and tools used give a great insight to how life was lived,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Annie_ACBM, Visitor Services Officer at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2019

Dear Lynn, Thank you for your great review! Glad to hear you and the whole family enjoyed the museum (especially the dressing up and morse code!) Will certainly pass your comments onto the team.

Reviewed May 7, 2019

Visited this wonderful museum today , very very impressed, learned lots of things enjoyed it immensely

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Mary J
Annie_ACBM, Visitor Services Officer at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2019

Hi Mary, Thanks for your lovely review! Glad you had a lovely time. All the best

Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

Went in only having heard of Carnegie Hall, was amazed to find out about Dippy and his connection to it. Such an amazing man and the museum was stuffed full of fascinating stuff, well worth a visit !!! A huge thank you to the fantastic...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Annie_ACBM, Visitor Services Officer at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2019

Dear Estrela, Thanks for the lovely review. I think it must been Ronnie our museum assistant you met, I'll be sure to pass on your praise!

Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

What a fantastic little museum. We were greeted by the very helpful Ronnie who gave some pointers to the children. We spent around 3 hours in there. Children really enjoyed the morse code section and building their own steam train.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Angela S
Annie_ACBM, Visitor Services Officer at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2019

Dear Angela, Thanks for your review! I'll let Ronnie know you had a good time and will pass on your praise!

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MikeNoon
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Wheelchair access? Yes ! - and the Museum is free ! Also a wheelchair is available at the Carnegie Museum for use by anyone with mobility problems. Enjoy your visit.
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