John Muir's Birthplace | Visit

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How to find us

NORMAL OPENING HOURS - April to September - Monday to Saturday 10am to 5pm and Sunday 1pm to 5pm
October to March - Wednesday to Saturday 10am to 5pm and Sunday 1pm to 5pm

RAIL - The station is a 10 minute walk away. There is a train service to Dunbar from Edinburgh and the south. For timetables see and

BUS - Regular bus services run throughout the year to and from Edinburgh City Centre, Berwick-upon-Tweed and North Berwick. All stop within easy reach. For timetables see, and

ROAD - JMB is signposted off the A1 from the north and south and can be found towards the north end of the High Street.

CYCLE - Bikes can be hired locally at or Cycle maps are available for purchase at the Birthplace or at  For planned cycle routes in the area see


FREE PARKING - available on the High Street for 1 hour or at the Splash Leisure Pool signposted just off the north end of the High Street. Coach parking is also available at the Leisure Pool car park.

ELECTRIC CAR CHARGING POINTS - available at Bleachingfield Car Park and on Spott Road between ADSA and Dunbar Garden Centre.

ACCESS - the building is wheelchair and pushchair accessible and has a disabled toilet. for more information on access look at

HEARING LOOP - available in video presentation area.

REFRESHMENTS - Dunbar has a good selection of places to eat and drink with something to offer every taste within a short walk.

GROUP BOOKINGS - can be made in advance or small groups are welcome to turn up without notice.

CORPORATE HOSPITALITY - Why not book JMB for a private event, function or corporate hospitality. Please contact us for further details.

SCHOOLS PROGRAMME - contact JMB for details about tailor made visits and outreach programmes.

EVENTS - run throughout the year for the general public, families, schools and organised groups.

The Birthplace operates a 'totally non-smoking' policy.


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