Thomas Carlyle's Birthplace
Ecclefechan, near Lockerbie
About the property
In 1795 the great social historian, Thomas Carlyle was born in this humble house. The three rooms of the museum contain many of Carlyle’s possessions, providing a fascinating insight into nineteenth century life in a small Scottish town.
* The birthplace has been open to the public since 1883 and has changed very little in that time, giving an authentic look into a Victorian household.
* Fascinating collection of portraits and Thomas Carlyle's personal possessions
House: 2 Apr to 5 Apr and 1 Jun to 30 Sep, Fri-Mon 1-5.