Find Us

Museum of Childhood, 42 High Street, Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1TG

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By Train

Exit Waverley Station onto Waverley Bridge and turn left. Cross near the roundabout and go up Cockburn Street. (Alternatively exit the station onto Market Street and turn right. Cockburn Street is the first street on the left.) At the top of Cockburn Street, turn left, cross over North Bridge and continue down the High Street. The Museum of Childhood is on the right hand side of road as you head towards Holyrood Palace, between Blackfriars Street and St Mary’s Street. The Museum’s sign overhangs the street above your head.


By Bus

The Lothian bus No. 6 can be picked up on Hanover Street or the Mound. You can get off either at Jeffrey Street or St Mary's Street. Once you are on the Royal Mile, turn up the hill towards Edinburgh Castle. The Museum of Childhood is on the left hand side of the road, between Blackfriars Street and St Mary’s Street. Alternatively the No. 35 bus goes up and down the Royal Mile and stops close by. There are also lots of buses going down North Bridge which cross the Royal Mile.



There are no parking facilities at the Museum of Childhood. On-street ‘Pay and Display’ parking is available near the Museum.