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  • Museum of Edinburgh exterior View on a map

    Museum of Edinburgh

    Free entry | Recommended donation £3 | Last entry 4.30pm

     

    Iconic items, beautiful objects, fascinating facts and gruesome tales are waiting to be discovered in this beautiful 16th century museum. 

  • Outside the Writers' Museum Edinburgh View on a map

    The Writers' Museum

    Free entry | Recommended donation £3 | Last entry 4.30pm

     

    The Writers’ Museum celebrates the lives of three giants of Scottish Literature – Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson.

  • Peoples Story Museum Edinburgh Sign View on a map

    The People's Story Museum

    Free entry | Recommended donation £3 | Last entry 4.30pm

    The People's Story gives an unique insight into Edinburgh's working class people from the 18th to the late 20th century. 

  • Curator sits admiring two paintings on display - both paintings are in gold frames View on a map

    City Art Centre

    Free entry | Recommended donation £3 | Last entry 4.30pm

     

    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 on a sunny day surrounded by trees and greenery View on a map

    Lauriston Castle

    | Free entry to the grounds | Gates open 8am - 4.30pm | Mimi's Bakehouse Mon, Wed- Fri 9am - 4pm (10am - 4pm weekends)

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

  • The pavement before you enter the Writers' Museum View on a map

    Makars' Court

    Next to The Writers' Museum

    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

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    Queensferry Museum

    Free entry | Recommended donation £3 | Last entry 3.30pm

    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.