Corporation Museum

Corporation Museum Edinburgh City Chambers was the home of the Edinburgh Corporation, and now the City of Edinburgh Council, in Scotland. The Royal Exchange was funded by subscription and built in 1753–61 to designs by John Adam with detail alterations by John Fergus.

The Exchange was opened in 1760 by Lord Provost George Drummond.The Exchange never proved popular with the merchants, for whom it was built, who persisted in meeting at the Mercat Cross or, rather, where it stood before it was removed in 1756. The Town Council took over the north range in 1811 as the City Chambers and by 1893 had bought the whole building.The main building is set back from the Hig

The Exchange was opened in 1760 by Lord Provost George Drummond.The Exchange never proved popular with the merchants, for whom it was built, who persisted in meeting at the Mercat Cross or, rather, where it stood before it was removed in 1756. The Town Council took over the north range in 1811 as the City Chambers and by 1893 had bought the whole building.The main building is set back from the Hig

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