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Wednesdays - 1 August, 8 August, 15 August and 22 August. Shows at 5:30pm and 7:30pm

Thursdays - 2 August, 9 August, 16 August and 23 August. Shows at 5:30pm and 7:30pm

The final resting place of the work and artefacts of Scotland’s most lavished writers; Robert Burns, Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson. 

Nestled at the bottom of a withdrawn Close, just off the top of the Royal Mile, discover a trove of imagination, ingenuity and magic. What inspired these remarkable authors? Unlock the doors of the Writers’ Museum with magic and illusion.

Ages 10+. 

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The Secret Room at the Writers' Museum

Magic School

Summer Magic Workshop with Edinburgh International Magic Festival

Saturday 14 July 2018, 10:30am Learn, create, and perform your own magic at a whirlwind workshop this summer! Learn to perform incredible magic and make new wizard friends. From...

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Outside the Writers' Museum Edinburgh

The Writers' Museum

Temporarily Closed

**In order to help protect the health of our staff and visitors our Museums & Galleries will be closed until further notice.** The Writers’... More info