City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland


Venue details
Edinburgh Area: 
Southside, Edinburgh
Telephone (info): 
+44 (0)131 662 1456
Telephone (box office): 
+44 (0)131 662 1456

The RCAHMS is a useful site for anyone looking to explore the history of particular buildings in Scotland online or in the government agency's search room at its Edinburgh base.

As well as authoratative and detailed reports written by conservation professionals, there are many excellent collections of documents and photos in the archive which can be viewed online. In fact, the archive has millions of photographs, maps, drawings and documents about buildings and landscapes, from prehistory to the present day.

Check site for opening times, if going in person.