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Museum Collections Centre

Edinburgh, EH3 6NU

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

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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. Free admission.

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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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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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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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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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Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

Edinburgh, EH4 3DR

An outstanding collection of twentieth century painting, sculpture and graphic art.

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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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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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Scottish National Gallery

Edinburgh, EH2 2EL

One of the world's greatest small collections of Western art. An outstanding collection of paintings, drawings and prints...

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 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.

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The Dean Gallery

Edinburgh, EH4 3DS

The Dean Gallery houses the Gallery of Modern Art's collection of Dada & Surrealist art.

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The Scottish Gallery

Edinburgh, EH3 6HZ

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

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Reid Concert Hall Museum of Instruments

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

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

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

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