James Clerk Maxwell’s Birthplace, home of the James Clerk Maxwell Foundation
James Clerk Maxwell was born here at 14 India Street, a house in Edinburgh's elegant Georgian New Town.
Today it is the home of the James Clerk Maxwell Foundation.
A description of the birthplace, which houses a small museum related to Maxwell’s work,
together with an art collection, can be found here.
Information on visiting the house is on the Visits page.
A virtual tour of the house is also available.
The James Clerk Maxwell walking tour of Edinburgh may be downloaded.
More information on the Walking Tour page.
Visitors to the James Clerk Maxwell birthplace may also be interested in the birthplace and family home of Sir Isaac Newton at Woolsthorpe Manor in Lincolnshire.