Free Entry | Donations Welcome
The Writers’ Museum celebrates the lives of three giants of Scottish Literature – Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson.
Museums & Galleries Edinburgh is a collection of 14 varied and fascinating venues owned and managed by the City of Edinburgh Council. Many of these venues are A or B listed buildings and the venues boast an exciting and vibrant programme of events and exhibitions, offering something for everyone to enjoy.
Our team also cares for 200 historic monuments, including two of Edinburgh's tallest monuments, namely, the Scott Monument and Nelson Monument.
We hold, care for and develop rich and varied collections relating to the historical and cultural life in Scotland's Capital. We have around 220,000 objects in our care and a number of these are recognised by the Scottish Government as being of national importance.
We look forward to welcoming you to one of our venues very soon!
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.
Please note Lauriston Castle is closed for public tours on Saturday 5 and Sunday 13 October, we apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. The grounds are open as usual.
Not Currently on Tour
The Travelling Gallery is a contemporary art gallery in a bus and is a unique and integral part of Scotland’s cultural sector. Our function and core mission is to take our exciting and experimental programme to every part of Scotland, allowing access and learning for all.