Visitor Information

Opening times:

April through September: Monday to Sunday 10am - 7pm
October through March: Monday to Sunday 10am - 4pm; last admission 3.30pm.

See our main Visiting Information page for details of opening hours over the Christmas and New Year period.


Admission is £5, for both adults and children. There are no concessions. Payment is by cash only.


There is no cafe at the Scott Monument, but there are many cafes and restaurants nearby. Audio information is available in French, German, Italian and Spanish.


Access is restricted as the monument has a narrow spiral staircase of 287 steps and there is no wheelchair access.

Contact us: 

The Scott Monument, East Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh EH2 2EJ

Tel: 0131 529 4068

Tel: 0131 556 9536 (for group bookings)


Map and directions