Museums

The Museum of Childhood is a small, free museum on Edinburgh's Royal Mile aimed at adults and children.

The 300-plus year-old Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE) building is home to a Scottish professional organisation that now has 10,000 fellows, members, associates and affiliates in 86

Tucked away in Lady Stairs Close, up a narrow staircase entered half-way up the Mound, in Edinburgh Old Town, you will find the Edinburgh Writers' Museum.

Kinneil House dates back to the 15th century and was once a popular home for the Dukes of Hamilton.

Known as the crowing place of Scottish kings, Robert the Bruce was crowned in 1306 at Scone and the last coronation was of Charles II, when he accepted the Scottish crown in 1651.

The RCAHMS was amalgamated with Historic Scotland in 2015.

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Opened in 2006, two years before the financial crisis shook the foundations of the global economy, the Museum on the Mound looks at the story of money, including its design, technology, crime, trad

The Surgeons' Hall Museum, part of the Royal College of Surgeons complex on Clerk Street, houses Scotland's largest medical museum with one of the most significant surgical collections in the world

Historic Edinburgh City Council owned property in the Old Town which was built in 1633 for Sir Archibald Acheson, Secretary of State for King Charles I.

Find out about a century of style as you follow fashion from the Victorian era to the 20th century.

Opening Times

Daily: 10:00-17:00 April-Oct