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

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