Museum of Edinburgh

Museum of Edinburgh
Huntly House, 142-146 Canongate, Edinburgh, EH8 8DD
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Museum of Edinburgh

Situated in a series of interconnected 16th- and 17th-century buildings on the Royal Mile, the Museum of Edinburgh depicts the city's fascinating origins, history and legends. Learn all about the capital and the famous people populated it throughout the centuries. Among notable artefacts is the National Covenant and the feeding bowl and collar belonging to Greyfriar’s Bobby. The free museum is the best place for tourists to start their exploration of Edinburgh. With the extremely wide range of items exhibited and stories told in the museum everyone finds something interesting and captivating. There are temporary exhibitions beside the permanent collection. A shop on the ground floor offers a range of Scottish products and souvenirs.

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Edinburgh Archaeological Field Society 50th Anniversary

This exhibition celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Edinburgh Archaeological Field Society (EAFS). Since its foundation in 1971 EAFS excavations and surveys have made nationally important contributions to our understanding of Edinburgh’s and South East Scotland from Mesolithic occupation at Cramond c.8600BC to the 19th…

Fri 28 Jan

Free / 0131 529 4143

Sat 29 Jan

Free / 0131 529 4143

Sun 30 Jan

Free / 0131 529 4143

…and 15 more dates until 20 Feb