- Telephone 0844 493 2120
- Opening times 1 Apr–31 Oct 10am–5pm (Jul & Aug until 6.30pm).
- Website www.nts.org.uk/Property/…
Completed in 1620, Gladstone’s Land at the top of the Royal Mile is a typical example of a medieval Old Town tenement. Visitors can step back in time to bustling and turbulent 17th-century Edinburgh, explore Thomas Gladstone’s home and to discover the lives of his tenants. Closed in Winter, re-opens 1 Apr. Last admission 4.30pm.
Step back in time to bustling and turbulent 17th-century Edinburgh. Thomas Gledstanes, a wealthy merchant who owned this six-storey tenement, rented each floor to tenants of various means. Explore Thomas Gledstanes' land to discover the lives of his tenants and experience what life was really like in Edinburgh’s Old Town 400 years ago. It is decorated and furnished to give visitors an impression of life in Edinburgh's 17th-century Old Town. Highlights include an original painted ceiling and the reconstructed shop booth complete with replicas of 17th-century goods.
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