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Explore a preview of the David Livingstone Birthplace Museum collection with more updates later this year.

Search some of the David Livingstone Birthplace Museum collection here. Select the images below to learn more.

Discover how a boy, who worked at a Blantyre mill in the Victorian era, went on to explore southern and central Africa, becoming in the process, a household name.

Here you can meet the crew members, family and contemporaries who helped David Livingstone, and study some of the artefacts that shaped their lives. The examples currently on show are only a small selection of the objects we care for. Once our site reopens, we hope to get more of the collection online.

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African Objects

African Objects

During his lifetime, David Livingstone travelled through 14 different Central and Southern African countries.
Science, Navigation and Medicine

Science, Navigation and Medicine

David Livingstone’s life coincided with a time rife with scientific, geographical and medical discoveries.
Women's History

Women's History

Uncover the stories of the women associated with David Livingstone.

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