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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 by Ian Georgeson View on a map

    Museum of Childhood

    Temporarily closed

    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. 

  • Edinburgh City Observatory View on a map

    City Observatory

    The Collective is open Thursday - Sunday, 10am - 4pm

  • Lauriston Castle on a sunny day surrounded by trees and greenery View on a map

    Lauriston Castle

    Lauriston Castle is currently closed. Free entry to the grounds and Mimi's Cafe on site: the gates are closed 5pm daily

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