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In recognition of the essential restrictions and measures imposed by the Scottish and UK Governments, we have closed all sites, depots and offices, including the HES Archives and Library, with immediate effect. Read our latest statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Carnegie Buildings in Scotland


In the UK and Ireland 660 libraries were funded by Andrew Carnegie or by the Carnegie UK Trust, along with a range of other buildings. This gallery highlights images of Carnegie buildings from across our Collections.

We’re working with the Carnegie UK Trust to enhance our online collection of Carnegie places in Scotland and we’d like your help. Find out how to get involved: