Edinburgh Dungeon

Edinburgh Dungeon
Edinburgh Dungeon
31 Market Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1QB
  • Box office 0871 423 2250
  • General enquiries 0131 240 1001
  • Opening times Mon–Fri 10am–5pm; Sat & Sun 10am–5pm.
  • Admission £9.20–£16.20 (under 16s £5–£12).
  • Email
  • Website www.thedungeons.com
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Tucked away behind Waverley Station, the Edinburgh Dungeon is a gruesome entertainment venue that allows visitors to experience the murkier side of Edinburgh’s history. Among the attractions are 11 actor-led shows and two rides: one simulating a hanging, the other a creepy boat ride through the caves of infamous cannibal Sawney Bean.

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An Evening with the Plague Doctor

The Edinburgh Dungeon The ultimate scary soirée. Plunge into the Dungeon for a sensory journey like no other. Smell, taste and feel your way through the last 500 years, with the charmingly contagious Doctor as your guide. Fun has never been so infectious. Not suitable for vegetarians. May contains traces of human.

Fri 4 Aug

£25 / 0871 423 2250

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 11 Aug

£25 / 0871 423 2250

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 18 Aug

£25 / 0871 423 2250

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 25 Aug

£25 / 0871 423 2250

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Witch Hunt

The dungeon's newest show allows you to get right in amongst the Witch Pricker’s interrogation chamber where you meet the baddest witch in town, Agnes Finnie. The dungeon also features ten other actor led shows exploring Edinburgh's gruesome history and two underground rides. Hear tales of Sawney Bean, Burke and Hare and…

Wed 24 May

£13 / 0871 423 2250

Thu 25 May

£13 / 0871 423 2250

Fri 26 May

£13 / 0871 423 2250

…and 93 more dates until 27 Aug

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30% off Edinburgh Dungeon admission

Meet the baddest witch in town, Agnes Finnie, Edinburgh's most powerful witch, is back at the Edinburgh Dungeon and wreaking havoc.

Jack the Ripper on the loose at Edinburgh Dungeon

24 Jun 2015

Edinburgh Dungeon reveals its latest show: a search for the infamous London killer

We know it’s (probably) not Montague John Druitt, John Pizer or even Lewis Carroll, so Jack the Ripper may well still be on the loose (if you suspend your disbelief for a second, here). According to the folks at Edinburgh Dungeon, he’s hot footed it…

Edinburgh Dungeon hosts special Easter show Death By Chocolate

2 Apr 2015

Visit the Victorian sweet shop to hear the tale of Edinburgh’s own pantry poisoner

The season of chocolately delights is upon us, and to celebrate all things deathly sweet Edinburgh Dungeon has launched a show revealing the darker side of Easter. Visitors can enter the traditional Victorian sweet shop, where shelves groan with…

A guide to the best ghost tours of haunted Edinburgh

16 Feb 2011

The best of the spooky and haunted side of the historic Scottish capital

In the words of Robert Louis Stevenson, one of Edinburgh’s most famous literary sons, ‘Only a few inches separate the living from the dead.’ And nowhere is that more true than in the Old Town. From Burke and Hare to Half-Hangit Maggie, the city has more…

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