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Dundee Museum of Transport

Dundee Museum of Transport

44.5mi (59min) from Rosyth | 47.5mi (1hr 4min) from South Queensferry | 57.0mi (1hr 24min) from Leith | 56.3mi (1hr 20min) from Newhaven | () from Dundee

Dundee Museum of Transport is an independent museum that preserves the transport heritage of Dundee and the surrounding area. Visitors can step back in time to an era of horse-drawn trams and steam power and discover the amazing stories of local transport pioneers and innovators as well as viewing vehicles from local and national collections. Come along and learn about Dundee’s tram network, railway and marine history from our team of enthusiastic volunteer guides.Look around our constantly changing selection vehicles, get up close to Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and view our recreation of Dundee’s first flying machine. We host a variety of transport related events throughout the year - visit www.dmoft.co.uk for the latest news, events and information.

Dundee | +4401 382455196 | info@dmoft.co.uk | www.dmoft.co.uk

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Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries

Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries

() from Rosyth | () from South Queensferry | () from Leith | () from Newhaven | () from Dundee

Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries (DCL&G) - a new museum, gallery spaces, cafe, shop and reading rooms all adjioning the world's 1st Carnegie Library and all with FREE admission. This spectacular £12.4million award-winning new building (EAA Building of the Year, Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland's (RIAS) Andrew Doolan prize), which opened in May 2017, links superbly with the world’s first Carnegie Library and houses a new museum, exhibition galleries, local history Reading Room, new children’s library and a mezzanine café with stunning views over the landscaped garden to Dunfermline Abbey and the Heritage Quarter.

Dunfermline | 01383 602365 | dclg@onfife.com

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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 | 15.4mi (28min) from Dundee

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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HMS Unicorn

HMS Unicorn

44.0mi (58min) from Rosyth | 47.4mi (1hr 4min) from South Queensferry | 56.3mi (1hr 23min) from Leith | 55.8mi (1hr 19min) from Newhaven | 1.4mi (5min) from Dundee

The most original old ship in the world! Launched in 1824 HMS Unicorn is the third oldest ship still afloat and one of the six oldest ships in the world! She is Scotland’s oldest ship and is the most completely original ship in the entire world to have survived from the golden age of sail. Now a historic ship and visitor centre she provides the unique experience of life on board a 19th century Frigate. Come and explore all 4 decks of history aboard this original, and nearly 200 year old, historic ship and museum. This authentic and interactive experience of life on board a 46-gun frigate is a fun day out for all the family. As well as a unique visitor attraction and museum, we also hold a variety of events throughout the year including kids pirate fun days, evening talks, plays, family ceilidhs, guided tours, live jazz, blues, folk and opera - to name but a few.

Dundee | +4401 382200900 | enquiries@hmsunicorn.org.uk | www.hmsunicorn.org.uk

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John Muirs Birthplace

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

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 | 56.9mi (1hr 22min) from Dundee

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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Kirkcaldy Museum and Art Gallery

17.6mi (29min) from Rosyth | 19.6mi (28min) from South Queensferry | 29.6mi (47min) from Leith | 28.6mi (45min) from Newhaven | 31.4mi (49min) from Dundee

Kirkcaldy Museum & Art Gallery, set in the grounds of the town's War Memorial Gardens, houses a collection of fine and decorative arts of local and national importance.

Kirkcaldy | 01592 583213 | kirkcaldy.museum@fife.gov.uk | www.fifedirect.org.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 | 14.1mi (27min) from Dundee

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 | 42.6mi (1hr 2min) from Dundee

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 | 47.4mi (1hr 3min) from Dundee

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 | 56.5mi (1hr 26min) from Dundee

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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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 | 24.5mi (45min) from Dundee

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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Secret Bunker

Secret Bunker

() from Rosyth | 42.5mi (1hr 6min) from South Queensferry | 52.8mi (1hr 31min) from Leith | () from Newhaven | 21.5mi (39min) from Dundee

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 | 13.5mi (24min) from Dundee

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 | 13.9mi (26min) from Dundee

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 Wemyss School of Needlework

The Wemyss School of Needlework

20.2mi (26min) from Rosyth | 23.6mi (32min) from South Queensferry | 32.5mi (52min) from Leith | 32.0mi (48min) from Newhaven | 31.6mi (47min) from Dundee

The School was started by Dora Wemyss in 1877 to provide a skill to local girls from which they could earn an income. The school today has both a museum and shop. The museum houses a huge collection of needlework pieces from the 16th Century onwards. The shop stocks needlework kits inspired by our archive, an extensive range of needlework supplies as well as gifts. We also supply bespoke kits unique to the customer. Classes are still taught, but not every day. Please check out our website for more information and contact us with any requests. We are always open on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays but are available any day of the week by arrangement.

Kirkcaldy | 01592 651346 | info@wemyssneedlework.co.uk | www.wemyssneedlework.co.uk

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