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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Cannibals: Flesh Meat

In this special Halloween show you are recruited into the King's Men to help hunt the gruesome cannibal clan of Sawney Bean and his children. Only enter the cave if you dare.

Fri 20 Oct

£13–£28 / 0871 423 2250

Sat 21 Oct

£13–£28 / 0871 423 2250

Sun 22 Oct

£13–£28 / 0871 423 2250

…and 9 more dates until 31 Oct

Cannibals Unleashed

An adults-only event at the Dungeon. The cannibals have broken their chains are loose in the Dungeon. Make your way through the darkness and meet the poor souls along the way who’ve fallen foul of Sawney’s bloodthirsty bites.

Fri 27 Oct

£15 / 0871 423 2250

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Win a Family ticket to The Edinburgh Dungeon at Halloween

This Halloween, test your limits at Cannibals: Flesh Meat, the Dungeon's seasonal offering for ONLY THE BRAVEST among you. Sawney Bean's clan are back, and they're getting hungry...

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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