Museums

A collection consists of 12,000 objects and specimens that tell the story of 300 years of anatomical teaching at the University of Edinburgh.

The National Museum of Scotland re-opened on 29th July 2011, following a £47.4 million refurbishment of the Victorian building.

Working passenger steam trainline, not far from Edinburgh, that is run by the Scottish Railway Preservation Society. Since Bo'ness station opened in 1981, the line has been gradually extended and stations built by the volunteer-led Society as a showcase of traditional steam rail travel. Railway buildings and infrastructure capture the setting of an earlier era in train travel. The train runs along the shores of the Forth, across the Avon Viaduct.

Indoor gothic theme park, very near Waverley Station, that promises "500 years of Edinburgh's darkest and most gory history, 11 actor led shows and 2 scary rides&qu

At its height, in the 19th century, Edinburgh's brewing industry comprised of some 40 or so breweries.

The National Library of Scotland is also known as the copyright or legal deposit library in the UK, and is one of the main research libraries in Europe.

A six story tenement building on the High Street, which has been purchased and renovated by the National Trust of Scotland, to offer a taste of life in 17th century Edinburgh.

Built in 1796 by Thomas Russell to a design by celebrated Edinburgh New Town architect Robert Adam, this is another good example of a typical Georgian Edinburgh neo-classical interior.

The Glasgow Science Centre has a planetarium, an IMAX theatre for watching those latest large-format 3D films, and three floors of science exhibiti

Exhibition inside Edinburgh Castle showing how the last 400 years of the Scottish military experience has shaped the nation, including paintings, documents, photographs, medals, diaries, silver, and the weapons of war (swords, firearms, bullets and bayonets).