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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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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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  • 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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    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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    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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  • 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 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 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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  • 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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    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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    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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  • St Cecilia's Hall Museum of Instruments
    St Cecilia's Hall Museum of Instruments

    Cowgate, Edinburgh, EH1 1NQ

    An important collection of early keyboard instruments including clavichords, chamber organs and early pianos housed in...

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    National Museum of Scotland

    Edinburgh, EH1 1JF

    The National Museum of Scotland is in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town. The museum, which has recently undergone a £47.4...

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

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