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
Closed - 25th and 26th December and 1st and 2nd January

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.

ACCESS - the building is wheelchair and pushchair accessible and has a disabled toilet.

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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