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Museum of Edinburgh

Discover Edinburgh’s fascinating history through the Museum of Edinburgh’s wide and varied collections. In exploring the Museum’s maze of 16th-century buildings, you will see iconic items, beautiful objects and learn fascinating facts and gruesome tales.

There is a public toilet for disabled visitors.

Access Information:
The main entrance has 1 step. Due to the historic nature of the building, there is no lift and no ramp. 

There is level access from the main entrance to: 

  • Information desk
  • Ground floor toilets
  • Courtyard

Unfortunately, due to the historic nature of the building, the upper levels are accessible by stairs only. 

Some parts of the venue have low lighting

Getting there:
You can travel to Museum of Edinburgh on the following Lothian Buses services: 3,5,7,8,14,29,30,37

Many of our venues in and around the city centre are easily accessible on foot and by public transport so please consider the environment when planning your travel to and from our events. Public transport information is available from Traveline Scotland - and 0871 200 22 33 - 24 hours a day.