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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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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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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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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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  • 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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  • 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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    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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  • 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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  • 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 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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    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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    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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    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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    Reid Concert Hall Museum of Instruments
    Reid Concert Hall Museum of Instruments

    Reid Concert Hall, Bristo Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG

    1000 historic instruments from Britain, Europe and across the world!

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

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