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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Stepping Out

Shoes from the collection of Museums & Galleries Edinburgh 31 May – 20 December 2019 Our shoes tell stories. They tell of days in the fields and nights on the dancefloor; of hard work and leisure; of thrift and extravagance. This small exhibition explores shoes worn by brewers and babies, servicewomen and music fans…

Fri 13 Dec

Free / 0131 529 4143

Sat 14 Dec

Free / 0131 529 4143

Sun 15 Dec

Free / 0131 529 4143

…and 3 more dates until 20 Dec

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