Museum of Edinburgh

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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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