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Fife Folk Museum 50th birthday logo

The museum is now closed for winter. Reopening 3rd April 2019.

A window on Fife’s past, Fife Folk Museum in the village of Ceres,
offers an interesting and entertaining day out for all the family with activities for all ages.
The museum is housed in a range of older buildings including former weavers cottages, the old weigh-house and the tolbooth.
Join us in celebrating our 50th birthday this year!

At the recent AGM, Margaret McSeveney stood down from the chair and Margaret Cruickshank and Sheila Kelly were elected as joint chairmen.

January’s 100 Club winners
D Crawford

P Martin

J Drummond

A new book documenting the history of Fife Folk Museum and marking the museum’s 50th anniversary is now available to buy.

Find out more about the history of the museum buildings, when the museum was opened and the development of the buildings over the last 50 years. 


Almost all of those invloved in running the museum are volunteers.

We are always keen to welcome new volunteers.

Would you be interested in joining us?



We are keen to develop community and cultural partnerships through our workshops, talks and school visits. Contact us to discuss your needs or book a session.

The Tearoom will remain temporarily closed due to staff illness. Planning to reopen towards the end of January.  We apologise for any inconvenience.


Fife Folk Museum exterior

Museum open 1st April - 31st October 2018
Wednesday - Sunday 10.30am-4.30pm
Last Admission 3.45pm

FREE ENTRY - donations welcomed

We have free parking available opposite the museum for use by all visitors.

Because of the nature of the historic buildings housing the museum, not all areas are fully accessible. There is wheelchair access to most areas however different floor levels are accessed by steps and stairs. Please contact us ahead of your visit if you wish to know more.


Please note that we have no credit card facilities in the Museum or Tearoom, but there is a cash withdrawal facility within the village at the Spar shop.

Museums Galleries Scotland
Accredited Museum
Scottish Tourist Board 3star museum
The Robertson Trust
Young Start Big Fund
Association of Independant Museums