Museum of Edinburgh

Museum Of Edinburgh

About Museum of Edinburgh

142 Canongate Royal Mile, High Street, Edinburgh Old Town EH8 8DD
01315294143
Museum of Edinburgh Website
Follow EdinCulture on Twitter
Facebook information can be found here
Listed Under Attractions - Museums 

No day out on the Royal Mile is complete without a visit to the Museum of Edinburgh, where the City’s past is brought vividly to life.

Visit the Museum’s newest attraction, Foundation – the Story of a City, for a unique journey through Edinburgh’s history. Watch the city grow beneath your feet in the Museum’s new blacked-out theatre.

Decipher the signatures on the National Covenant and imagine the Royal Mile as the hub of Scottish society and politics.

Admire the silverware – work produced by metalworkers called hammermen whose craft guild owned part of this building in former times. Then there is the glassware, much of it made and engraved in the Canongate close by the Museum. There are long case clocks from Edinburgh and a wide range of Scottish pottery.

Look at our sedan chair, old town models and James Craig’s New Town plans - what a contrast between old and new. You can see Greyfriars Bobby’s collar and bowl, dress up in our replica costumes and get creative in our interactive space.

Upcoming Events at Museum of Edinburgh

Sponsored Links

Popular Events

Fort Douglas Sky Maze Launch Weekend
Get ready for sky-high adventures at the official opening of SKY MAZE, the new 5th element to Fort Douglas adventure playground!
Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience
A dome spectacular at Dynamic Earth featuring the 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' in explosive surround sound.
Les Misérables
After nearly a decade since the last sell-out UK tour, Les Misérables will play Edinburgh Festival Theatre in 2019.
Dome Nights: Planets 360
Brand New for January 2019 - An immersive re-imagining of British Composer, Gustav Holst's The Planets orchestral suite.
Robots
Featuring more than 100 objects, this major exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland reveals our 500-year quest to make machines human.

Advertise With Us

Advertise With Us

Looking to reach new customers? We offer a variety of advertising options with prices starting from just £30 per month!

Click here to find out more »