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Scottish National Portrait Gallery
Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Edinburgh, EH2 1JD

A unique visual history of Scotland told through the portraits of those who shaped it, from the 16th century to the present....

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  • Edinburgh Printmakers
    Edinburgh Printmakers

    Edinburgh, EH1 3LR

    Established in 1967 as the first open access studio in Britain, Edinburgh Printmakers is dedicated to the practice of fine…

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  • The Travelling Gallery
    The Travelling Gallery

    2 Market Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1DE

    A unique, custom-built mobile art gallery, bringing contemporary art exhibitions to schools and communities across Scotland.

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  • City Art Centre
    City Art Centre

    Edinburgh, EH1 1DE

    Home to a Nationally Recognised collection of Scottish Art and host to a varied calendar of temporary exhibitions.

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    Brass Rubbing Centre
    Brass Rubbing Centre

    Royal Mile, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

    Visit the Centre's large collection of replica brasses and try your hand at brass rubbing.

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  • Museum on the Mound
    Museum on the Mound

    The Mound, Edinburgh, EH1 1YZ

    This fascinating museum takes a fresh look at money – and much, much more.

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  • Museum of Edinburgh
    Museum of Edinburgh

    Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH8 8DD

    This historic museum is the City's treasure box - a maze of rooms crammed full of iconic objects from Edinburgh's past.

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    The People's Story Museum
    The People's Story Museum

    163 Canongate, Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH8 8BN

    The People’s Story explores the lives of Edinburgh’s ordinary people at work and play from the late 18th century…

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    The Writers' Museum
    The Writers' Museum

    Lawnmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2PA

    Celebrating the lives of three great Scottish writers – Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson.

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    Museum Collections Centre
    Museum Collections Centre

    Edinburgh, EH3 6NU

    Houses the City's reserve collections, with many fascinating objects on 'open storage' display.

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    Museum of Childhood
    Museum of Childhood

    Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH1 1TG

    A fun day out for the whole family. Discover - or rediscover! - the toys and games of days gone by.

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    Lauriston Castle
    Lauriston Castle

    Davidsons Mains, Edinburgh, EH4 5QD

    Step back through time to see this unique Edwardian home. Left in trust to the nation by its last private owners, the Reids.

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    The Scottish Gallery
    The Scottish Gallery

    Edinburgh, EH3 6HZ

    The Scottish Gallery has been situated on Dundas Street, Edinburgh since 1992.

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  • The Dean Gallery
    The Dean Gallery

    Edinburgh, EH4 3DS

    The Dean Gallery houses the Gallery of Modern Art's collection of Dada & Surrealist art, as well as a large collection...

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  • Royal Museum
    Royal Museum

    Edinburgh, EH1 1JF

    The Royal Museum houses outstanding international collections of Decorative Arts, Science and Industry, Archaeology and the...

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    1 Scottish National Portrait Gallery Edinburgh, EH2 1JD
    2 Edinburgh Printmakers Edinburgh, EH1 3LR
    3 The Travelling Gallery 2 Market Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1DE
    4 City Art Centre Edinburgh, EH1 1DE 4 stars
    5 Brass Rubbing Centre Royal Mile, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    6 Museum on the Mound The Mound, Edinburgh, EH1 1YZ
    7 Museum of Edinburgh Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH8 8DD 4 stars
    8 The People's Story Museum 163 Canongate, Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH8 8BN 3 stars
    9 The Writers' Museum Lawnmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2PA 3 stars
    10 Museum Collections Centre Edinburgh, EH3 6NU 3 stars
    11 Museum of Childhood Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH1 1TG 3 stars
    12 Lauriston Castle Davidsons Mains, Edinburgh, EH4 5QD 3 stars
    13 The Scottish Gallery Edinburgh, EH3 6HZ
    14 The Dean Gallery Edinburgh, EH4 3DS
    15 Royal Museum Edinburgh, EH1 1JF 5 stars

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