Museum Of EdinburghFree: All time

At the Museum of Edinburgh, visitors can learn the town’s origins, history and legends. A maze of historic rooms are crammed full of iconic objects from the past. Exhibits include an original copy of the National Covenant signed in 1638 and a reconstruction of Field Marshal Earl Haig’s headquarters during the Great War. Through a unique audiovisual presentation, the story of the city is revealed – from its volcanic beginnings to its modern day as a cultural Capital.

Address: 142 Canongate, Royal Mile, High Street, Edinburgh EH8 8DD
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 10am – 5pm, Sun 12pm – 5pm
Direction: Bus No. 36 from Princes Street or Waverley Bridge to the intersection of Jeffrey Street and the Royal Mile
Phone: + 44 131 529 4143

Photo credit: Stefan Schafer, Lich