Edinburgh Dungeon

Edinburgh Dungeon Live and breathe the ultimate underground journey through Edinburgh's darkest history! Live actors and thrilling rides bring the city's past to life!
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The Edinburgh Dungeon is a uniquely thrilling attraction that'll take you back to the past's most horrible bits. See, hear, smell and feel the city’s darkest stories as they come to life before your eyes. As you are taken back in time, you’ll come face-to-face with frighteningly funny characters, from Torturers and Judges to local legends including the cannibal clan of Sawney Bean and infamous mur

The Edinburgh Dungeon is a uniquely thrilling attraction that'll take you back to the past's most horrible bits. See, hear, smell and feel the city’s darkest stories as they come to life before your eyes. As you are taken back in time, you’ll come face-to-face with frighteningly funny characters, from Torturers and Judges to local legends including the cannibal clan of Sawney Bean and infamous mur

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Are we judging you, YES? Do we care, NO! Peasants…are you prepared to get into the dock and plead for your punishment? Y...
29/08/2021

Are we judging you, YES? Do we care, NO!

Peasants…are you prepared to get into the dock and plead for your punishment? You have two options…GUILTY or VERY GUILTY!

We’ll let you decide! 👎🏼👎🏼👎🏼

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Are we judging you, YES? Do we care, NO!

Peasants…are you prepared to get into the dock and plead for your punishment? You have two options…GUILTY or VERY GUILTY!

We’ll let you decide! 👎🏼👎🏼👎🏼

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Oh no….its Dr Knox’s Anatomy Theatre! Edinburgh’s most notorious serial killers - Burke & Hare - are at it again and you...
27/08/2021

Oh no….its Dr Knox’s Anatomy Theatre!

Edinburgh’s most notorious serial killers - Burke & Hare - are at it again and you will be there to witness the autopsy of one of their most unfortunate victims!

Just make sure you don’t get caught, Peasants, you have been warned! ❌

Oh no….its Dr Knox’s Anatomy Theatre!

Edinburgh’s most notorious serial killers - Burke & Hare - are at it again and you will be there to witness the autopsy of one of their most unfortunate victims!

Just make sure you don’t get caught, Peasants, you have been warned! ❌

ARE YOU BRAVE ENOUGH?! The torturer is waiting on you…you’ll be lucky to escape in one piece, peasants! Book your ticket...
25/08/2021

ARE YOU BRAVE ENOUGH?!

The torturer is waiting on you…you’ll be lucky to escape in one piece, peasants!

Book your tickets in advance to guarantee entry
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ARE YOU BRAVE ENOUGH?!

The torturer is waiting on you…you’ll be lucky to escape in one piece, peasants!

Book your tickets in advance to guarantee entry
thedungeons.com/edinburgh/

Right you putrid peasants, please remember it is still mandatory to wear face coverings while at the Edinburgh Dungeon s...
25/08/2021

Right you putrid peasants, please remember it is still mandatory to wear face coverings while at the Edinburgh Dungeon specially with your ugly mugs.

Right you putrid peasants, please remember it is still mandatory to wear face coverings while at the Edinburgh Dungeon specially with your ugly mugs.

GUILTY, GUILTY, GUILTY…or VERY GUILTY?! Are you brave enough to stand up in Judge Mental’s Courtroom? If so…I just hope ...
22/08/2021

GUILTY, GUILTY, GUILTY…or VERY GUILTY?!

Are you brave enough to stand up in Judge Mental’s Courtroom? If so…I just hope you’re not….A WITCH!

Prepare to be judged…by the beady eyes of the law! ⚖️

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GUILTY, GUILTY, GUILTY…or VERY GUILTY?!

Are you brave enough to stand up in Judge Mental’s Courtroom? If so…I just hope you’re not….A WITCH!

Prepare to be judged…by the beady eyes of the law! ⚖️

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BLOODY MARY!Did you know that 460 years ago today, Mary Queen of Scots made the fateful decision to return to Scotland f...
19/08/2021

BLOODY MARY!

Did you know that 460 years ago today, Mary Queen of Scots made the fateful decision to return to Scotland from France - arriving into the docks of Leith on 19th August 1561.

Thus began her tumultuous downfall…

👑🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🪓

BLOODY MARY!

Did you know that 460 years ago today, Mary Queen of Scots made the fateful decision to return to Scotland from France - arriving into the docks of Leith on 19th August 1561.

Thus began her tumultuous downfall…

👑🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🪓

Watch out peasants…it’s the Foul Clenger! Hear stories of what life was like in a 17th century Edinburgh close…the most ...
16/08/2021

Watch out peasants…it’s the Foul Clenger!

Hear stories of what life was like in a 17th century Edinburgh close…the most famous Edinburgh plague close! Stinky and sweaty comes to mind! 😷

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Watch out peasants…it’s the Foul Clenger!

Hear stories of what life was like in a 17th century Edinburgh close…the most famous Edinburgh plague close! Stinky and sweaty comes to mind! 😷

thedungeons.com/edinburgh/

❌ Happy Friday 13th ❌It's our MOST favourite day of the year…and we've got our 18+LATE evening tonight to boot…get ready...
13/08/2021

❌ Happy Friday 13th ❌

It's our MOST favourite day of the year…and we've got our 18+LATE evening tonight to boot…get ready for some good old fashioned SCARES!

Has anyone broken a mirror or walked under a ladder yet? What other superstitions do you follow? 🪜🐈‍⬛🪞

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❌ Happy Friday 13th ❌

It's our MOST favourite day of the year…and we've got our 18+LATE evening tonight to boot…get ready for some good old fashioned SCARES!

Has anyone broken a mirror or walked under a ladder yet? What other superstitions do you follow? 🪜🐈‍⬛🪞

thedungeons.com/edinburgh/tickets-passes/events/dungeon-lates-adults-only/

12/08/2021

Ummmm PEASANTS! Do you know that this Friday 13th we are running our 18+ LATE evening?!

Extra SCARES are guaranteed….if you dare ❌👻

Book your tickets here: thedungeons.com/edinburgh/tickets-passes/events/dungeon-lates-adults-only/

Oi, Peasants! There are not many tickets left for tomorrow. So if you want in, you better hurry up, lest we judge you un...
08/08/2021

Oi, Peasants! There are not many tickets left for tomorrow. So if you want in, you better hurry up, lest we judge you unworthy... (note, we will also judge those with tickets for tomorrow unworthy anyway)

https://www.thedungeons.com/edinburgh/tickets-passes/

Oi, Peasants! There are not many tickets left for tomorrow. So if you want in, you better hurry up, lest we judge you unworthy... (note, we will also judge those with tickets for tomorrow unworthy anyway)

https://www.thedungeons.com/edinburgh/tickets-passes/

📣SOLD OUT THIS WEEKEND📣We did warn you, the Judge has a full list of guilty peasants this weekend so if you don't alread...
31/07/2021
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📣SOLD OUT THIS WEEKEND📣

We did warn you, the Judge has a full list of guilty peasants this weekend so if you don't already have your tickets go online and purchase them for next week and then just sit in a dark room and wait till then.

https://www.thedungeons.com/edinburgh/tickets-passes/

Save up to 20% off ticket prices plus guarantee entry to the Edinburgh Dungeon when you book online in advance. Save even more when you visit as a group.

📣Listen up📣 ⬇⬇⬇⬇⬇⬇⬇⬇⬇⬇🎟🎟we are full up today and Saturday with all you guilty peasants, be quick to get your tickets thi...
30/07/2021

📣Listen up📣
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🎟🎟we are full up today and Saturday with all you guilty peasants, be quick to get your tickets this Sunday....You have been warned.

📣Listen up📣
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🎟🎟we are full up today and Saturday with all you guilty peasants, be quick to get your tickets this Sunday....You have been warned.

Listen up Peasants! You asked for more DATES for our LATES! Join us for a LATE night this Friday from 7pm…don’t hang abo...
28/07/2021

Listen up Peasants! You asked for more DATES for our LATES!

Join us for a LATE night this Friday from 7pm…don’t hang about and get your tickets here:

thedungeons.com/edinburgh/tickets-passes/events/dungeon-lates-adults-only/

Listen up Peasants! You asked for more DATES for our LATES!

Join us for a LATE night this Friday from 7pm…don’t hang about and get your tickets here:

thedungeons.com/edinburgh/tickets-passes/events/dungeon-lates-adults-only/

What are you creeps up to this weekend? ….looking for some good old medieval torture?! Why, we know a place!! 😏Enter the...
24/07/2021

What are you creeps up to this weekend?

….looking for some good old medieval torture?! Why, we know a place!! 😏

Enter the torture chamber…IF YOU DARE!

Thedungeons.com/Edinburgh

What are you creeps up to this weekend?

….looking for some good old medieval torture?! Why, we know a place!! 😏

Enter the torture chamber…IF YOU DARE!

Thedungeons.com/Edinburgh

Peasants, are you ready to be judged for your HEINOUS crimes?How do you plead? Guilty….or VERY GUILTY?! There are still ...
22/07/2021

Peasants, are you ready to be judged for your HEINOUS crimes?

How do you plead? Guilty….or VERY GUILTY?!

There are still tickets available this weekend, and if you are feeling REALLY BRAVE, we have some late night tickets available for tomorrow night 😱

thedungeons.com/edinburgh/

Peasants, are you ready to be judged for your HEINOUS crimes?

How do you plead? Guilty….or VERY GUILTY?!

There are still tickets available this weekend, and if you are feeling REALLY BRAVE, we have some late night tickets available for tomorrow night 😱

thedungeons.com/edinburgh/

Peasant's we are sold out today and almost sold out for Sunday. So  many guilty peasants so little time.
17/07/2021

Peasant's we are sold out today and almost sold out for Sunday. So many guilty peasants so little time.

Peasant's we are sold out today and almost sold out for Sunday. So many guilty peasants so little time.

MARY’S BACK! 🪓📿👑👩🏼‍🦰That’s right, peasants. Back in 1561, Mary Queen of Scots returned to Scotland and from TOMORROW she...
16/07/2021

MARY’S BACK! 🪓📿👑👩🏼‍🦰

That’s right, peasants.

Back in 1561, Mary Queen of Scots returned to Scotland and from TOMORROW she returns to the deepest, darkest depths of our Dungeon!

Set in Loch Leven Castle, hear the story of the life and death of Mary Queen of Scots.

There are tales of a haunted presence in the Castle, the vengeful spirit of Mary is said to lurk in the darkest corners…enter if you dare! 😱😱

thedungeons.com/edinburgh/

MARY’S BACK! 🪓📿👑👩🏼‍🦰

That’s right, peasants.

Back in 1561, Mary Queen of Scots returned to Scotland and from TOMORROW she returns to the deepest, darkest depths of our Dungeon!

Set in Loch Leven Castle, hear the story of the life and death of Mary Queen of Scots.

There are tales of a haunted presence in the Castle, the vengeful spirit of Mary is said to lurk in the darkest corners…enter if you dare! 😱😱

thedungeons.com/edinburgh/

13/07/2021

We have news, Peasants…

Guess who is back from Saturday 17th July?!

Here’s a clue:

😱👩🏼‍🦰👑🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🪓👻

We’ve reopened! That’s right peasants, we’re back and we’re ready to raise your spirits! 👻 We have a few spots left this...
10/07/2021

We’ve reopened!

That’s right peasants, we’re back and we’re ready to raise your spirits! 👻

We have a few spots left this afternoon…if you dare to join us for a frightfully good time!

Tickets: The dungeons.com/edinburgh

We’ve reopened!

That’s right peasants, we’re back and we’re ready to raise your spirits! 👻

We have a few spots left this afternoon…if you dare to join us for a frightfully good time!

Tickets: The dungeons.com/edinburgh

Oi you ‘orrible creeps! You lot have been loving our late nights so much, that we’ve only gone and released even MORE da...
09/07/2021

Oi you ‘orrible creeps!

You lot have been loving our late nights so much, that we’ve only gone and released even MORE dates!

Check online for availability, but beware these tickets keep selling out…if you’re not fast, you’re last!

https://www.thedungeons.com/edinburgh/tickets-passes/events/dungeon-lates-adults-only/

Oi you ‘orrible creeps!

You lot have been loving our late nights so much, that we’ve only gone and released even MORE dates!

Check online for availability, but beware these tickets keep selling out…if you’re not fast, you’re last!

https://www.thedungeons.com/edinburgh/tickets-passes/events/dungeon-lates-adults-only/

08/07/2021

We are still temporarily closed due to flooding but we will reopen to the public on Saturday 10th July. See you soon Peasants!

06/07/2021

Hello Peasants...
Due to adverse weather in Edinburgh on Sunday we have experienced some flood damage. We will remain temporarily closed whilst we work hard behind the scenes to resolve this and we will keep you updated with regards to our progress...
Thanks for your patience and understanding.

05/07/2021

❗️UPDATE 05/07/2021❗️
The Edinburgh Dungeon will remain temporarily closed tomorrow (6 July) due to technical issues. All ticket holders will be contacted, please check back or visit our website for updates in due course.

05/07/2021

❗️IMPORTANT 05/07/2021❗️

The Edinburgh Dungeon is temporarily closed today due to technical issues. All ticket holders will be contacted, please check back or visit our website for updates in due course.

Haven’t booked tickets for this weekend? BOOOO! All of you peasants that are yet to book tickets, we are SOLD OUT today ...
03/07/2021

Haven’t booked tickets for this weekend? BOOOO!

All of you peasants that are yet to book tickets, we are SOLD OUT today and only have a small smattering of availability for tomorrow afternoon…

Better hurry and book now to avoid being horribly disappointed when you fail to secure your space!

Thedungeons.com/Edinburgh 🖤

Haven’t booked tickets for this weekend? BOOOO!

All of you peasants that are yet to book tickets, we are SOLD OUT today and only have a small smattering of availability for tomorrow afternoon…

Better hurry and book now to avoid being horribly disappointed when you fail to secure your space!

Thedungeons.com/Edinburgh 🖤

Oi Mingers! You are too LATE for LATES! Tonight’s DUNGEON LATES event is sold out…make sure you book you tickets for nex...
25/06/2021

Oi Mingers! You are too LATE for LATES! Tonight’s DUNGEON LATES event is sold out…make sure you book you tickets for next week ASAP!

thedungeons.com/edinburgh/tickets-passes/events/dungeon-lates-adults-only/

Oi Mingers! You are too LATE for LATES! Tonight’s DUNGEON LATES event is sold out…make sure you book you tickets for next week ASAP!

thedungeons.com/edinburgh/tickets-passes/events/dungeon-lates-adults-only/

23/06/2021

❌ ADULTS ONLY ❌

Our after hour Dungeon LATES are back this Friday from 7pm!

Are you brave enough?

thedungeons.com/edinburgh/tickets-passes/events/dungeon-lates-adults-only/

Happy Father’s Day you ‘orrible lot! Do you fancy bringing your despicable dad to the darkest depths of the Dungeon toda...
20/06/2021

Happy Father’s Day you ‘orrible lot!

Do you fancy bringing your despicable dad to the darkest depths of the Dungeon today?!

We only have a few tickets left for this afternoon so book quickly to avoid bitter disappointment!

thedungeons.com/edinburgh/

Happy Father’s Day you ‘orrible lot!

Do you fancy bringing your despicable dad to the darkest depths of the Dungeon today?!

We only have a few tickets left for this afternoon so book quickly to avoid bitter disappointment!

thedungeons.com/edinburgh/

❌ BARRED ❌Ok you pesky peasants…we’re putting some ground rules in place for everyone this Friday ahead of the BIG GAME....
16/06/2021

❌ BARRED ❌

Ok you pesky peasants…we’re putting some ground rules in place for everyone this Friday ahead of the BIG GAME.

❗️NO ENGLAND SHIRTS
❗️NO ENGLAND FLAGS
❗️NO ENGLAND FACE PAINT

Basically, NO England fans, we mean, ATTIRE allowed! ❌

We decided that after Monday’s, erm, hiccup…we need to do EVERYTHING we can to get behind our team, our COUNTRY 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

Any rule-breakers will be dealt with by the Torturer…you have been warned!

❌ BARRED ❌

Ok you pesky peasants…we’re putting some ground rules in place for everyone this Friday ahead of the BIG GAME.

❗️NO ENGLAND SHIRTS
❗️NO ENGLAND FLAGS
❗️NO ENGLAND FACE PAINT

Basically, NO England fans, we mean, ATTIRE allowed! ❌

We decided that after Monday’s, erm, hiccup…we need to do EVERYTHING we can to get behind our team, our COUNTRY 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

Any rule-breakers will be dealt with by the Torturer…you have been warned!

Alright peasants, who’s at a loose end today? We have a few spots left on our Walking Tours today and tomorrow. Get read...
12/06/2021

Alright peasants, who’s at a loose end today?

We have a few spots left on our Walking Tours today and tomorrow.

Get ready to laugh, learn & jump(!) as you experience the Dungeon Keeper’s ‘orrible tales of Edinburgh’s most (in)famous landmarks

Don’t miss out and book tickets at thedungeons.com/Edinburgh

Alright peasants, who’s at a loose end today?

We have a few spots left on our Walking Tours today and tomorrow.

Get ready to laugh, learn & jump(!) as you experience the Dungeon Keeper’s ‘orrible tales of Edinburgh’s most (in)famous landmarks

Don’t miss out and book tickets at thedungeons.com/Edinburgh

1 WEEK TO GO….DUNGEON LATES ARE BACK! Peasants, prepare yourselves for twists, turns….and surprises that only come out a...
11/06/2021

1 WEEK TO GO….DUNGEON LATES ARE BACK!

Peasants, prepare yourselves for twists, turns….and surprises that only come out at night👀

Plus, a night with no kids!

📞 Call the babysitter and book your tickets NOW before they ❌SELL OUT❌

https://www.thedungeons.com/edinburgh/tickets-passes/events/dungeon-lates-adults-only/

1 WEEK TO GO….DUNGEON LATES ARE BACK!

Peasants, prepare yourselves for twists, turns….and surprises that only come out at night👀

Plus, a night with no kids!

📞 Call the babysitter and book your tickets NOW before they ❌SELL OUT❌

https://www.thedungeons.com/edinburgh/tickets-passes/events/dungeon-lates-adults-only/

09/06/2021

STOP the press peasants…our ADULTS ONLY 18+ DUNGEON LATES are back!

THAT’S RIGHT, for a limited time only, the Edinburgh Dungeon's infamous LATE shows will be opening into the darker hours on FRIDAYS from 18 June.

Expect MORE scares, CHEEKIER jokes and even…well, we’ll let you find out for yourself!

❌ Book your tickets before they SELL OUT ❌

https://www.thedungeons.com/edinburgh/tickets-passes/events/dungeon-lates-adults-only/

Address

31 Market Place
Edinburgh
EH1 1DF

Any bus into the city centre. We are located next to Waverley train Station. There is also a taxi rank right outside the Dungeon.

Opening Hours

Monday 12pm - 4pm
Tuesday 12pm - 4pm
Wednesday 12pm - 4pm
Thursday 12pm - 4pm
Friday 12pm - 4pm
Saturday 11am - 5pm
Sunday 11am - 5pm

Telephone

+441312401041

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THE EDINBURGH DUNGEON

Live and breathe Edinburgh’s darkest history, if you dare! The Edinburgh Dungeon is an award-winning, 70-minute interactive and immersive walk-through experience covering 1000 years of Edinburgh and Scottish history through live actor shows, theatrical sets, special effects and thrilling rides. Visitors will come face to face with the most notorious rogues from the city’s dark past, from Mary Queen of Scots and Burke & Hare to witch Agnes Finnie or cannibal Sawney Bean. Recommended for ages 8 and up, the Dungeon is located in the heart of Edinburgh minutes from Waverley Station.

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Great day. We do not speak French though 😂
Hi. Unfortunately I've got to cancel my pre paid booking due to new covid restrictions. Who do I contact please? The email address doesn't seem to be working. Thanks.
Good afternoon, I would like to book a ticket to come to the dungeons next Monday or Tuesday. I can see that I can book a ticket through the website; however, I need to arrange a carers ticket as well for my companion. Do I need to ring up and arrange this to ensure there is enough space when we visit? Thanks you.
Booked for my birthday for halloween can't wait to be scared 🙃 🙂 🤪
I want to buy tickets for tomorrow Site wont load properly to book
hi was wondering how you guys were my sister is adamant she wants to come to the dungeons can you please keep us updated as we are coming off lockdown and tell us when you are reopening
CALLING ALL 70's & 80's CHILDREN! Usborne brought back "World of the Unknown: Ghosts" thanks to a similar petition and Reece Shearsmith so I thought I'd try and get that other terrifying classic "The Usborne Guide To The Supernatural World" republished as its currently only available 2nd hand for silly money. These books combined with packs of Horror Top Trumps are some of my favourite memories. If any of you remember this book with the fondness and terror that I do then please sign and fingers crossed we might be able to introduce it to the next generation!
Well recommend it very scary and very fun to be there loved it
Thanks for the memories
Is this appropriate for a 5 year old?