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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The Real Jekyll & Hyde

Discover the true story behind Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, with this new show bringing guests face-to-face with Deacon Brodie, as well as some of Scottish history's most depraved characters.

Fri 28 Oct

Times vary / £11.75 (Children £9.95) / 0871 423 2250

Sat 29 Oct

Times vary / £11.75 (Children £9.95) / 0871 423 2250

Sun 30 Oct

Times vary / £11.75 (Children £9.95) / 0871 423 2250

Mon 31 Oct

Times vary / £11.75 (Children £9.95) / 0871 423 2250

Reviews & features

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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