In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.

John Muir

Birthplace Location

John Muir’s Birthplace is in Dunbar, East Lothian. Just off the A1, in the centre of the town, towards the north end of the High Street.

John Muir’s Birthplace
126 High Street
Dunbar, EH42 1JJ

How to find us

Opening Times

Last entry 30 minutes before close.

Free admission, donations welcome.

Summer Opening (April – September)

  • Wed – Sat: 10am – 5pm
  • Sun: 1pm – 5pm
  • Mon & Tue: Closed

Winter Opening (October – March)

  • Wed – Thur: 10am – 2.15pm
  • Fri – Sun: 12.45pm – 5pm
  • Mon & Tue: Closed

Green Tourism

We follow green and sustainable principles as far as we were able with workshop materials sourced from charity shops, Fairtrade tea and coffee and locally made goods in our shop.

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