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The Museum of Edinburgh is the City’s treasure box - a maze of historic rooms crammed full of iconic objects from the Capital’s past. Find out about the history of Edinburgh from the earliest times to the present day. Discover more about the city...more
visited this museum situated on the royal mile a couple of days ago they have lots of artefacts from all over the city like old gas lamp posts with the street name on them old wooden water pipes plus loads more interesting stuff entrance is...More
A truly wonderful rabbit warren of a museum housing artefacts of Edinburgh over the centuries. Based in Huntly House opposite Canongate Kirk, situated on the Canongate end of The Royal Mile towards the Scottish Parliament and the Palace of Holyrood House. This is a "must...More
The first impression was not good as it smelled of sewage. Old building, no accessibility for strollers. We could put some of the information we knew about the city in better context, but it was not really attractive or catchy. Free museum.
Definitely worth a visit . Great exhibits also the room with all the animals is amazing . Free entry so you can’t ask for better . Take your own food and drinks as the museum cafe prices are extortionate.
Housed in an ancient building on the Royal Mile, this little museum is worth a visit. Its biggest display is the 1638 original signed covenant between the Scots and the English, a hard fought but short-lived victory. There's a lovely little courtyard that is not...More
We enjoyed the free museum with a very pretty courtyard and nice display on the famous bobby.
It had two activity zones for children which we thought was very good but needed more history of the city itself but it was more focused on art...More
Standing on the Royal Mile, the Museum of Edinburgh offers a glimpse into the various aspects that have gone to make this such a great city. The collections on display offer a variety of histories, and are well presented, with loads of information
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.