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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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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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  • 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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    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 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 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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    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 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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    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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  • 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 Gallery of Modern Art
    Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

    Edinburgh, EH4 3DR

    An outstanding collection of twentieth century painting, sculpture and graphic art. Includes work by Bacon, Baselitz,...

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

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