David Livingstone Birthplace Opening

Reopening on July 28th, David Livingstone Birthplace is set in 11 acres of beautiful park land and includes nature trails, the Livingstone and Lion sculpture, and a brand-new play park!

David Livingstone Birthplace Opening

About David Livingstone Birthplace Opening

Filled with exciting interactives and wonderful surprises, our stunning new exhibition showcases Livingstone’s life, from his birth in Blantyre to his death in Zambia.

Learn about the Scottish missionary and explorer, and travel with him from Scotland to Southern and Central Africa. Using the exhibition’s interactive displays, discover the communities and people who played a pivotal part in Livingstone’s life and expeditions, before reflecting on his legacy.

The museum is set in 11 acres of beautiful park land and includes nature trails, the Livingstone and Lion sculpture, and our brand-new play park.

The play park is inspired by the Ma Robert, Livingstone’s steamship, and his voyages up the Zambezi River. The ship’s surrounded by palm trees, crocodiles and elephants. Swirl around and around on the moving carousel, as if you are caught in the river’s rapids!

The café offers delicious homemade cakes, sandwiches, and soups, while the shop sells a selection of great gifts.

Our café, play area, and shop will open on the 1st July.

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