Family

Exhibitions Events Venues

We run a lively event and lectures programme in our museums and galleries. We run events for schools (primary and secondary), under 5s, community groups. families and adults.

  • Museum of Childhood View on a map

    Museum of Childhood

    Free entry

    The Museum of Childhood has a place in the hearts of millions. The first museum in the world dedicated to the history of childhood, it displays toys and games from across the generations. 

  • Lauriston Castle View on a map

    Lauriston Castle

    Free entry to the grounds. Castle Admission - Adult £8, Concession £6 (under 5 free)

    A 16th century tower house with early 19th century additions set in stunning grounds overlooking the Firth of Forth.

  • City Observatory View on a map

    City Observatory

    Edinburgh's City Observatory, also known as the Playfair Observatory, is a fascinating place, where the optimism and excitement of early scientific advances can still be felt.