Kirkcaldy Galleries

Kirkcaldy Galleries
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Kirkcaldy Galleries,
War Memorial Gardens,

01592 583206

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Please see information below on accessing the Museum and Gallery, Library and Local Studies at Kirkcaldy Galleries

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Book a visit to the Museum and Gallery at Kirkcaldy Galleries Here

We are delighted to be back re-opening on Wednesday, 12 August, and we’re really looking forward to seeing you! 

While restrictions are in place, the number of people we can have in the building at one time is limited. 

From Monday, 10 August, you can make an online booking for a one-hour visit to the galleries. 

When visiting, we ask that all customers: 

  • Bring your appointment email or another form of identification 
  • Wear a face covering 

We will be offering the fantastic family-friendly exhibition Blooming Marvellous from 12 September.  

Our shop will be closed (but there is a great selection of our retail goods now available through the new ShopAppy site).

Toilets will be open but on a one-person at a time basis. If there is a queue, please keep a two-metre distance from others. 

You are welcome to book multiple visits, but please be aware will be unable to extend your one-hour slot if there is another person booked in after you. Exceeding your one-hour slot will impact on the next visitor. We will only be able to accommodate visitors arriving without pre-booking if there is an available timeslot.

Use this form to book your visit.

Book a local studies visit here

We are delighted to be back and we’re really looking forward to seeing you! 

While restrictions are in place, we will be providing a tailored, one-to-one visitor service at  Kirkcaldy Galleries.

You will soon be able to book a one-hour appointment online (from Friday 7 Aug). After you book your timeslot, we will contact you by phone to find out how we can make the most of your visit. If you have any special requirements, please let us know in advance.  

When visiting, we ask that you: 

  1. Bring your appointment email or another form of identification 
  2. Wear a face covering 
  3. Bring your own pens/pencils and notepads.  

Please note:  We may not to be able to supply additional items on the day. We also ask you give us advance notice of any change in visit arrangements, information or support required. If you have questions about specific items in our collection on the day, for example, the staff present may not be able to help but we will do our best to find out the information for you. 

You are welcome to book multiple visits, but please be aware we would only be able to extend your one-hour slot on the day if no one was booked after you. Exceeding your one-hour appointment will impact on the next visitor.

Use this form to book your Local Studies visit.

Visit the Library at Kirkcaldy Galleries

Good news – we’re on our way back!

You can now visit Kirkcaldy Library. As you would expect, there will be safety measures and restrictions in place to ensure the wellbeing of staff and customers. As we can only have a limited number of people in the building at one time, there will be a queuing system, you should wear a face covering if you can and keep your visit short.

Public access PCs will also be available again but with restrictions to allow for physical distancing and cleaning.

We can’t wait to see you. Follow this link for a video and more information on limited browsing.  



Our Kirkcaldy Galleries shop is now online! You can buy our exclusive local gifts online via ShopAppy! Now there’s no excuse not to get a unique local gift or keepsake for that next birthday or special occasion so click here  or on the button below to have a browse!


Come and explore Kirkcaldy's cultural hub.

Kirkcaldy Galleries offers visitors a library, museum, art gallery, local & family history room, cafe, gift shop and children's areas - all under one roof and with FREE admission!

Kirkcaldy Galleries opened in  June 2013 following a major £2.5 million refurbishment undertaken by Fife Council.  This historic museum was first opened in 1925 as part of the town's War Memorial, with the library extension being added in 1928.

Planning your visit

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Cafe
  • Disabled access and lift

Getting here

  • Car: There is limited parking at the front of Kirkcaldy Galleries. Parking is available nearby at Kirkcaldy Railway Station and town centre car parks are within a 10 minute walk
  • Bus: Numerous buses stop directly next to the War Memorial Gardens and the building itself is only a five minute walk from Kirkcaldy Bus station, which has direct routes to Edinburgh, Glasgow and St Andrews. Please visit the Stagecoach website for a complete list of intercity and local bus timetables
  • Train: The Galleries are situated directly next to Kirkcaldy Train Station, which is serviced by the Fife Circle Line. To view train timetables please click here

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What's ON at Kirkcaldy Galleries?


Blooming Marvellous

Kirkcaldy Galleries

Sat 12th Sep -
Sat 6th Feb

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Jack Vettriano: The Early Years 2021

Kirkcaldy Galleries

Fri 18th Jun -
Sun 24th Oct

View Event

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