Dunfermline: Attractions and more...
It is popular with the locals as "the glen". It is considered to be the vital feature of Dunfermline, as per many, it is one of Scotland's finest public parks. Andrew Carnegie, in 1904, donated the Pittencrieff Estate to the residents of Dunfermline. Its parkland comprises of the historically important and topologically jagged glen that interrupts the centre of Dunfermline.
It has a notable collection of damask. The museum is placed in View field Terrace. It also displays temporary exhibits. The museum is open all throughout the year, except on Sundays. It opens at 1100 hours in the morning and is open till 1700 hours in the evening. There is no entry fee charged.
Andrew Carnegie Birthplace and Museum
The small cottage where he was born is also a part of the museum. It consist of a comprehensive collection of pictures and documents, they narrate the story, of a great industrialist, who didn’t fall back even though he was born as a poor weaver’s son. On the ground floor of the museum, the Jacquard loom, which was used by his father, to earn 42 pence a day, is the main attraction of this museum.
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