Museum of Childhood

Museum of Childhood
42 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1TG
  • Telephone 0131 529 4142
  • Opening times Mon–Sat 10am–5pm; Sun noon–5pm.
  • Admission Free.
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This Royal Mile museum contains a collection of toys, clothes and memorabilia from the last century, spread over three floors. Sound recordings bring to life the atmosphere of a playground, and a large section of the ground floor is a dedicated toy shop.

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Write at the Museum

Writing group for adults, led by Regi Claire. Discuss your work-in-progress, or develop new pieces in a small group.

Tue 17 Jan

£80 for four sessions / 0131 529 4142

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Edinburgh's Royal Mile takes in hundreds of years of history and drama

16 Feb 2011

A haven for tourists and the centrepoint of historic Edinburgh

The Royal Mile begins as you leave the castle. On the right is the Scotch Whisky Experience – the perfect introduction to the history and alchemy of Scotland’s national drink – complete with a dram at the end. On the left, the tower with the…

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