Museums in Edinburgh - Page 1

Find museums in Edinburgh. Listings include National Library of Scotland, Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, Edinburgh Dungeon, The Grand Lodge of Antient Free and Accepted Masons of Scotland, The Scotch Whisky Experience and The Royal Yacht BRITANNIA. Click on each in the list below the map for more information.


  • 10/26/20
    Your word of the day is: STRAVAIG v. n. To roam, wander idly, or gad about in an aimless casual manner. Definition via Scottish Language Dictionaries (more info and examples > https://dsl.ac.uk/e...
    > National Library of Scotland
  • 10/26/20
    We've got a magical event for you on Friday at 2pm. Alice Tarbuck will be discussing her enchanting book, 'A Spell in the Wild', arguing that 'magic is back'. Join Alice as she walks us through everyd...
    > National Library of Scotland
  • 10/26/20
    Light it up 💜 We're open late and look in pretty in purple! #Edinburgh #FunAfterHours #ForeverEdinburgh
    > Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
  • 10/26/20
    Part 1 of Professor Geoff Palmer's interview about slavery is now on Youtube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmYmatpOS94&feature=youtu.be #BlackHistoryMonth
    > Heriot-Watt University Archive
  • 10/26/20
    Our Wee Windaes site (https://wee-windaes.nls.uk) won Project o the Year at the Scots Language Awards this weekend. Thanks to all the makars and screivers who’ve contributed to the site, which showcas...
    > National Library of Scotland
  • 10/26/20
    James Watt (1736-1819) was regarded as the father of the industrial revolution. His improvement to the existing Newcomen steam engine helped accelerate the speed of the industrial revolution. #BHM202...
    > Heriot-Watt University Archive
  • 10/26/20
    History Day 2020 is on 19th November and the programme may be of interest. https://historycollections.blogs.sas.ac.uk/programme/
    > Heriot-Watt University Archive
  • 10/25/20
    Time may be an illusion in 2020, but did you realise the clocks went back an hour last night? Enjoy that extra hour in bed and ponder if this clock is actually moving! ☺️
    > Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
  • 10/24/20
    Remember the greats, the pathfinders and the trailblazers - especially take a moment to remeber those who are not in your text books.
    > St Cecilia's Hall: Concert Room & Music Museu
  • 10/24/20
    Did you know if someone were to line up all the 2-inch teak decking boards on Britannia, they would stretch for fourteen miles! Clarence has found his hiding place outside on the deck today – can you ...
    > The Royal Yacht BRITANNIA
  • 10/24/20
    Are you bored at home? Wanting to find an activity filled with wonder and laughter - that the kids, adults and even grown-ups can enjoy together? Leave the stresses of real life behind for a couple o...
    > Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
  • 10/23/20
    Are you looking for the perfect stocking filler this Christmas? Why not browse our range of products in our specially selected Christmas gift section! bit.ly/37u45Xw
    > The Royal Yacht BRITANNIA
  • 10/23/20
    Autumn is here, which can only mean 2 things, Halloween 🎃 and that winter is coming❄️ Thankfully for us, you can wrap up nice and warm in our cashmere scarves and stoles🧣 P.s: They’re perfect Christ...
    > Tartan Weaving Mill
  • 10/23/20
    Social distancing for the win! 🙌 Please, keep an eye out for our social distancing markers around the building and keep your bubble together while enjoying our mind-boggling fun! #SafetyFirstFunAlway...
    > Camera Obscura and World of Illusions