14 India Street, Edinburgh
James Clerk Maxwell (1831-79) was one of the most important scientists of the 19th Century. He laid the foundations for many of the scientific and technological advances which shape our world.
He was born in this house at 14 India Street, Edinburgh.
In 1993 the Foundation acquired Maxwell's birthplace. This elegant Georgian house, after period restoration, displays a growing collection of heritage material associated with James Clerk Maxwell, his associates and family circle. ...MORE
Real-life tours of the house can now restart, subject to some public health limitations. See the details of general visiting arrangements, or sign up for one of the special Doors Open Day tours on 25 September 2021.