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Bo'ness and Kinneil Railway

14.5mi (29min) from Rosyth | 10.0mi (20min) from South Queensferry | 20.5mi (43min) from Leith | 19.6mi (41min) from Newhaven

Soak up the atmosphere of this heritage railway, travel by steam train and explore Scotland's largest railway museum. Steam trains run on week-ends April to October and midweek days during the holiday period. The Museum of Scottish Railways is open seven days a week April to October.

Bo'ness | 01506 825855 | enquiries.railways@srps.org.uk | www.bkrailway.co.uk

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British Golf Museum

44.7mi (1hr 3min) from Rosyth | 46.7mi (1hr 2min) from South Queensferry | 56.7mi (1hr 21min) from Leith | 51.3mi (1hr 21min) from Newhaven

Where better to explore the heritage of golf than in St Andrews, renowned as the international home of golf.

St Andrews | 01334 460046 | www.britishgolfmuseum.co.uk

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Buckhaven Museum

23.5mi (38min) from Rosyth | 25.5mi (37min) from South Queensferry | 35.5mi (56min) from Leith | 34.5mi (52min) from Newhaven

This small museum is situated above Buckhaven library and charts Working Lives - a display about the local fishing and coal mining industries.

Buckhaven | 01592 583202 | fife.museums@fife.gov.uk | www.fife.gov.uk

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Carnegie Birthplace Museum

4.3mi (10min) from Rosyth | 8.1mi (16min) from South Queensferry | 18.1mi (34min) from Leith | 17.1mi (34min) from Newhaven

The Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum is a fascinating and informative place to visit for all the family.

Dunfermline | 01383 724302 | www.carnegiebirthplace.com

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Crail Museum

41.8mi (1hr 12min) from Rosyth | 43.8mi (1hr 11min) from South Queensferry | 53.8mi (1hr 30min) from Leith | 52.7mi (1hr 25min) from Newhaven

Crail Museum charts the history of this prosperous fishing port and ancient royal burgh.

Crail | 01333 450869 | office@crailmuseum.org.uk | www.crailmuseum.org.uk

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Fife Folk Museum

32.2mi (52min) from Rosyth | 34.1mi (51min) from South Queensferry | 44.1mi (1hr 10min) from Leith | 43.2mi (1hr 6min) from Newhaven

The Fife Folk Museum is run by a trust and staffed entirely by volunteers - it invites you to discover the history of everyday rural life.

Ceres | 01334 828180 | nfo@fifefolkmuseum.org | www.fifefolkmuseum.org

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John Muir's Birthplace

49.9mi (1hr 1min) from Rosyth | 45.9mi (54min) from South Queensferry | 30.4mi (42min) from Leith | 30.9mi (45min) from Newhaven

John Muir is a world renowned figure as the father of America’s National Parks and conservation pioneer who continues to inspire. The Dunbar birthplace of the pioneering conservationist has been transformed into a stunning 5 star interpretative centre, highlighting the work and achievements of this remarkable man.

Dunbar | 01368 865899 | jmoulin@eastlothian.gov.uk | www.eastlothianmuseum.org

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Kinloch Anderson

14.9mi (31min) from Rosyth | 9.9mi (23min) from South Queensferry | 1.0mi (4min) from Leith | 0.9mi (4min) from Newhaven

Kinloch Anderson has been respected and known in Edinburgh, Scotland’s Capital City, since 1868 as the foremost experts in kilts, tartan and Highland Dress, and makers of luxury traditional clothing with a strong emphasis on Scottish Design.

Edinburgh | +4401 315551390 | enquiries@kinlochanderson.com | www.kinlochanderson.com

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Methil Heritage Centre

25.1mi (42min) from Rosyth | 27.1mi (41min) from South Queensferry | 37.1mi (1hr 0min) from Leith | 35.5mi (56min) from Newhaven

This museum explores the history of Levenmouth's 53 pits.

Methil | 01334 659339 | www.methilheritage.org.uk

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Museum of Communication

10.2mi (25min) from Rosyth | 12.2mi (25min) from South Queensferry | 22.2mi (44min) from Leith | 21.3mi (42min) from Newhaven

This museum offers a comprehensive journey in communications technology from the optical telegraph used in the Napoleonic Wars right up until the cutting edge technology in use today.

Burntisland | 01592 874836 | enquiries@mocft.co.uk | mocft.co.uk

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Museum of the University of St Andrews (MUSA)

45.1mi (1hr 5min) from Rosyth | 47.1mi (1hr 4min) from South Queensferry | 57.1mi (1hr 22min) from Leith | 51.8mi (1hr 23min) from Newhaven

Explore the history of the university by visiting four different galleries.

St Andrews | 01334 461660 | www.st-andrews.ac.uk

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Pittencrieff House Museum and Park

4.8mi (12min) from Rosyth | 8.7mi (17min) from South Queensferry | 18.6mi (36min) from Leith | 17.7mi (35min) from Newhaven

This 17th century mansion house is set in beautiful parkland and houses an accessible display called Magic of the Glen which celebrates the magic of the park and explains how the park came to be - a story involving fossils and furry creatures covering 350 million years.

Dunfermline | 01383 722935 | www.fife.gov.uk

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Queensferry Museum

5.8mi (14min) from Rosyth | 0.2mi (1min) from South Queensferry | 10.7mi (25min) from Leith | 9.7mi (24min) from Newhaven

The museum tells the story of the history of Queensferry and Dalmeny including the construction of the Forth rail and road bridges.

South Queensferry | 0131 331 5545 | www.edinburghmuseums.org.uk

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Scotch Whisky Experience

Scotch Whisky Experience

14.5mi (40min) from Rosyth | 9.6mi (32min) from South Queensferry | 3.6mi (21min) from Leith | 3.1mi (18min) from Newhaven

The Scotch Whisky Experience is a five-star rated visitor attraction located at the top of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, next to Edinburgh Castle. The fully guided tour aims to educate and inspire visitors about Scotch Whisky, covering all aspects of production, geography, and appreciation.

Edinburgh | +4401 312200441  | info@scotchwhiskyexperience.co.uk | www.scotchwhiskyexperience.com

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Scotland's Secret Bunker

39.7mi (1hr 6min) from Rosyth | 41.7mi (1hr 5min) from South Queensferry | 51.7mi (1hr 25min) from Leith | 50.7mi (1hr 21min) from Newhaven

Hidden beneath an innocuous farmhouse is a tunnel which leads deep underground to Scotland's Secret Bunker - where the country would have been governed from in the event of a nuclear war.

St Andrews | 01333 310301 | mod@secretbunker.co.uk | www.secretbunker.co.uk

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Scottish Fisheries Museum

38.7mi (1hr 8min) from Rosyth | 40.7mi (1hr 7min) from South Queensferry | 50.7mi (1hr 27min) from Leith | 49.7mi (1hr 24min) from Newhaven

The museum is situated beside the picturesque harbour in Anstruther and charts the development of the Scottish commercial fishing industry among people of all ages in and beyond Scotland.

Anstruther | 01333 310628 | enquiries@scotfishmuseum.org | www.scotfishmuseum.org

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Scottish Vintage Bus Museum

8.5mi (21min) from Rosyth | 14.4mi (20min) from South Queensferry | 24.4mi (39min) from Leith | 23.4mi (38min) from Newhaven

The Scottish Vintage Bus Museum is spread over a 49-acre site and is home to about 190 vehicles including almost 160 buses.

by Dunfermline | 01383 623380 | www.busweb.co.uk

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Secret Bunker

Secret Bunker

() from Rosyth | 42.5mi (1hr 6min) from South Queensferry | 52.8mi (1hr 31min) from Leith | () from Newhaven

An innocent looking farmhouse conceals the entrance to Scotland's best kept secret for over 40 years. Come and see for yourself, Scotland's Secret Underground Nuclear Command Centre, near St Andrews, and discover the twilight world of the Government Cold War. This amazing labyrinth, on two levels, 100 feet below ground, and encased in 15 feet of reinforced concrete, is where central government and military commanders would have run the country had the UK been attacked and nuclear war broken out. The Bunker contains two cinemas, a cafe, the nuclear operations room, an RAF control centre and the Royal Observer Corps and dormitories. Scotland's best kept secret is on your doorstep!

St Andrews | 01333 310301 | mod@secretbunker.co.uk | www.secretbunker.co.uk

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St Andrews Museum

44.5mi (1hr 3min) from Rosyth | 46.5mi (1hr 2min) from South Queensferry | 56.5mi (1hr 21min) from Leith | 50.9mi (1hr 19min) from Newhaven

The St Andrews Museum is situated within the grounds of Kinburn Park and houses a permanent exhibition - St Andrews A-Z which charts the history of the town through a variety of objects.

St Andrews | 01334 659380 | StAndrews.Museum@fife.gov.uk | www.fifedirect.org.uk

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St Andrews Preservation Trust Museum

44.9mi (1hr 4min) from Rosyth | 46.9mi (1hr 3min) from South Queensferry | 56.9mi (1hr 22min) from Leith | 51.6mi (1hr 21min) from Newhaven

The museum is a small, independent museum which is housed in a 17th century house in St Andrews' old fisher quarter, close to the castle and the cathedral.

St Andrews | 01334 477629 | curator@standrewspreservationtrust.org | www.standrewspreservationtrust.co.uk

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The Royal Yacht Britannia

15.2mi (33min) from Rosyth | 10.2mi (25min) from South Queensferry | 1.1mi (5min) from Leith | 1.0mi (4min) from Newhaven

For over 40 years, The Royal Yacht Britannia sailed a million miles on a thousand official visits for the British Royal Family. Now berthed in the historic port of Leith, Britannia is a fascinating five star visitor attraction and one of the most presitigious evening event venues. Britannia now boasts the world's most transalated tour, with 27 languages and a British Sign Language tablet.

Edinburgh | +4401 315558800 | enquiries@tryb.co.uk | www.royalyachtbritannia.co.uk

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Thistle & Rose Golf Historic Experience

Thistle & Rose Golf Historic Experience

13.6mi (30min) from Rosyth | 6.7mi (19min) from South Queensferry | 14.7mi (44min) from Leith | 13.7mi (36min) from Newhaven

‚ÄčThistle & Rose Golf Historic Experience Ltd (TRGHE)

Broxburn | 07342 201567 | trghe17@gmail.com | golfhistorictre.wixsite.com

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