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Panorama showing the inside of the ground floor of the Museum of Edinburgh.

Museum of Edinburgh - FURTHER INFORMATION

Museum of Edinburgh - Edinburgh visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Museum of Edinburgh' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Lothian.

The Museum of Edinburgh occupies a 16th century building, formerly called Huntly House, on the Royal Mile. It covers the history of Edinburgh from the earliest settlement to the present day with various artifacts and displays, including James Craig's original plans for Edinburgh's New Town.

One section shows archaeological finds from Crammond, dating from the time Roman forces occupied east Scotland almost 2000 years ago. Another shows life in the Old and New Towns from the 1760's. On the top floor is an extensive collection of silverware, glassware, pottery made in Edinburgh by various craftworkers down the centuries, as seen in this Silverware Room panorama.


Museum of Edinburgh
Huntly House,
142 Canongate,
Royal Mile,
Edinburgh EH8 8DD
Tel: 0131 529 4143
Museum Website


Bus: Various to North Bridge and South Bridge, 35 down Canongate from South Bridge.
Walk: The museum stands on Cannongate, opposite Canongate Kirk and The People's Story.

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