Maxwell's House, 14 India Street, Edinburgh

In 1993 the Foundation acquired James Clerk Maxwell's birthplace in Edinburgh at 14 India Street. This elegant Georgian house, after period restoration, displays a growing collection of heritage material associated with James Clerk Maxwell, his associates and family circle.

Physical tours of the house are of course suspended because of the current public health emergency. Meantime, please take our virtual tour and explore other on-line resources by following the links below.

Take the Virtual Tour
Please come in and explore the house and exhibits.
Picture Gallery
What's the go o' that?
Glasgow Science Centre Animation (Maxwell's work in 2'34")
Maxwell's life and work: Find out more