Free | Donations welcome
Iconic items, beautiful objects, fascinating facts and gruesome tales are waiting to be discovered in this beautiful 16th century museum.
The Writers’ Museum celebrates the lives of three giants of Scottish Literature – Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson.
The People's Story gives an unique insight into Edinburgh's working class people from the 18th to the late 20th century.
Open daily from 10 am - 5pm. Last entry 4.15pm
The City of Edinburgh’s Art collection is one of the finest in Scotland, and includes works by the most important Scottish artists.
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.
Public access 24/7
Makars’ Court is an evolving national literary monument where you can see some of the famous words of great Scottish writers inscribed in the flags
Queensferry Museum shows the traditions and historic past of the village and neighbouring Dalmeny. With wonderful views onto the Firth of Forth, the museum is a perfect starting point to learn all about history of the Ferry.