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James Clerk Maxwell’s Birthplace, home of the James Clerk Maxwell Foundation

Maxwell44sJames 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.

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