David Livingstone Memorial Centre

Blantyre, Lanarkshire, ScotlandGlasgow Road North

David Livingstone Memorial Centre

David Livingstone Memorial Centre



David Livingstone Memorial Centre, Shuttle Row, Livingstone’s birthplace and childhood home, is the Centre’s museum. It opened in 1927.



 World Globe  The David Livingstone Centre is a biographical museum in Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, dedicated to the life and work of the explorer and missionary David Livingstone. The centre is operated by the National Trust for Scotland and is housed in a category A listed building.
It is located in the former mill buildings which once housed 24 families, including Livingstone’s, and where he was born on 19 March 1813.  View from Livingstone Footbridge
 Shuttle Row with Globe The centre depicts Livingstone’s life from his early childhood working in the mill, to his African explorations. These are illustrated with the aid of various pieces of his journals, letters, navigational and medical equipment, as well as dioramas of significant events in his travels.

The project was overseen by Sir Frank Mears and Pilkington Jackson was commissioned to sculpt the several bronze tableaux depicting the life of Livingstone. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Livingstone’s Plaque at Westminster Abbey.Livingstone Plaque


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