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.