Main Attractions

Brass Rubbing Centre
Caledonian Brewing Company Ltd
40 Slateford Road
Edinburgh
EH11 1PH
Tel: 0131 337 1286
Fax: 0131 313 2370
Email: info@caledonian-brewery.co.uk

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Mon – Sat : 1000 – 1700.

 

City Art Centre
2 Market Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1DE
Tel: 0131 529 3993
Fax: 0131 529 3977
Email: enquiries@city-art-centre.demon.co.uk

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Mon – Sat : 1000 – 1800.
Open Sundays 1200 – 1700
only during exhibitions

 

Clan Tartan Centre – Leith Mills
70/74 Bangor Road
Leith
Edinburgh
EH6 5JU
Tel: 0131 553 5161
Fax: 0131 553 4415

Mar – Oct: Mon-Sat: 0900-1730, Sun: 1000-1700
Nov – Feb: Mon-Sat: 1000-1700, Sun 1000-1700

 

Craigmillar Castle
Craigmillar Castle Road
Edinburgh
EH16 4SY
Tel: 0131 661 4445

Apr – Sep: Open 7 days – 0930 – 1830
Oct – Apr: Mon – Wed &
Sat – 0930 – 1630
Oct – Apr, Sunday opening times are:
1400 – 1630 Castle is closed on Fridays.

 

Dalmeny House
South Queensferry
EH30 9TQ
Tel: 0131 331 1888
Fax: 0131 331 1788
Email: events@dalmeny.co.uk

OPENS : Jul – Aug
Sun, Mon and Tues. 1400 – 1730
Last admission 1630

 

Dean Gallery
Paolozzi Collection
Belford Road
Edinburgh, EH4
Tel: 0131 624 6200
Fax: 0131 623 3250
Email: pressinfo@natgalscot.ac.uk

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Mon – Sat : 1000 – 1700,
Sun 1400 – 1700.

 

Deep Sea World
North Queensferry
Fife, KY11 1JR
Tel: 01383 411 880
Fax: 01383 410 514
Email: info@deepseaworld.co.uk

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Apr – Oct : Mon – Sun 1000 – 1800,
until 1830 Jul and Aug.
Nov – Mar : Mon – Fri 1100 – 1700,
Sat & Sun 1000 – 1800.

 

DOM Home for the Arts
8 Advocates Close
357 High Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1PS
Tel: 0131 225 9271
Fax: 0131 226 7246

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Mon – Sun: 1100-1730.
Closed all day Wednesday.

 

Edinburgh Butterfly &
Insect World
Dobbies Garden World
Lasswade
EH18 1AZ
Tel: 0131 663 4932
Fax: 0131 654 2548
Email: ebiw@compuserve.com

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Mar – Oct : Mon – Sun 0930 – 1730.
Nov – Feb : Mon – Sun 1000 – 1700.

 

Edinburgh Crystal Visitor Centre
Eastfield, Penicuik
EH26 8HB
Tel: 01968 675128
Fax: 01968 674847
Email: scampbell@edinburgh-crystal.co.uk

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Visitor Centre: Mon – Sat 0900 – 1700, Sun 1100 – 1700.
Tours: Mon – Fri 0915 – 1530,
Sat & Sun: 1100 – 1430,
(April – 29 Oct only)

 

Edinburgh Old Town
Weaving Company
555 Castlehill
Royal Mile
Edinburgh, EH1 2ND
Tel: 0131 226 1555 —
Fax: 0131 225 4846
Email: weavingco@scotweb.co.uk

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Mon – Sat : 0900 – 1730,
Sun 1000 – 1700.

 

Edinburgh World Heritage Trust
5 Charlotte Square
Edinburgh
EH2 4DR
Tel: 0131 220 7720

OPENS : Jan – Dec
Mon – Fri : 0900 – 1700

 

Edinburgh Castle
Castlehill, Royal Mile
Edinburgh
EH1 2NG
Tel: 0131 225 9846
Fax: 0131 220 4733
www.historic-scotland.net

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Apr – Oct : Mon – Sun 0930 – 1800.
Nov – Mar : Mon – Sun 0930 – 1700.

 

Edinburgh Gallery
18a Dundas Street
Edinburgh
EH3 6HZ
Tel: 0131 557 5227

Jan-Dec, Mon-Fri 1100-1700
Sat 1000-1300 closed Sun

 

Edinburgh Printmakers Ltd
23 Union Street
Edinburgh
EH1 3LR
Tel: 0131 557 2479
Fax: 0131 588 8418
Email: printmakers@ednet.co.uk

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Tue – Sat : 1000 – 1800.
Sun & Mon : Closed.

 

Edinburgh Zoo
134 Corstorphine Road
Murrayfield, Edinburgh, EH12 6TS
Tel: 0131 334 9171
Fax: 0131 316 4050
Email: marketing@rzss.org.uk
www.edinburghzoo.org.uk

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Apr – Sept: Mon – Sun 0900 – 1800.
Oct & Mar : Mon – Sun 0900 – 1700.
Nov – Feb : Mon – Sun 0900 – 1630.

Fountainpark Leisure Complex
122 Dundee Street
Fountainbridge
Edinburgh, EH11 1AF
Tel: 0131 228 9784
Fax: 0131 228 9786
Email: contact@fountainparkcentre.com

OPENS : Jan – Dec
24 Hours
Various times for each Complex

 

Gladstone’s Land
477b Lawnmarket
Royal Mile
Edinburgh
EH1 2NT
Tel: 0131 226 5856
Fax: 0131 226 4851

OPENS : 1 Apr – 31 Oct
Mon – Sat 1000 – 1700
Sun 1400 – 1700
Last admission 1630

 

Hopetoun House
Preservation Trust
South Queensferry
By Edinburgh
EH30 9SL
Tel: 0131 331 2451
Fax: 0131 319 1885
Email: dayvisits@hopetounhouse.com

OPENS : 1st April – 30th September
Mon – Sun : 1000 – 1730
(last entry 1630)

 

John Knox House,
Netherbow Arts Centre
43-45 High Street
Royal Mile, Edinburgh
EH1 1SR
Tel: 0131 556 9579/2647
Fax: 0131 556 7478

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Mon – Sat : 1000 – 1630.
Sun : 1200 – 1700 July and
August only.

Georgian House
7 Charlotte Square
Edinburgh
EH2 4DR
Tel: 0131 225 2160
Fax: 0131 226 3318

OPENS : Mar – Oct.
Mon – Sat : 1000 – 1700.
Sun : 1400 – 1700.
Nov – Dec.
Mon – Sat : 1100 – 1600.
Sun : 1400 – 1600.

 

Hanover Fine Arts
22A Dundas Street
Edinburgh
EH3 6JN
Tel: 0131 556 2181
Fax: 0131 556 2181

 

OPENS : Apr-Oct Mon-Fri 1030-1800
Sat 1000-1600 (1700 during Aug)
Nov-Mar Mon-Fri 1030-1800
(closed Mons Jan-Mar)
Sat 1000-1600
Closed Sun all year

 

Huntly House Museum
142 Canongate
Royal Mile
Edinburgh, EH8 8DD
Tel: 0131 529 4143
Fax: 0131 557 3346

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Mon – Sat : 1000 – 1700.
Sun : 1400 – 1700
** AUGUST FESTIVAL ONLY**

 

Lauriston Castle
Cramond Road South
Edinburgh
EH4 5GD
Tel: 0131 336 2060
Fax: 0131 312 7165

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Apr – Oct.
Sat – Thu : 1100 – 1300, 1400 – 1700.
Nov – Mar : Sat & Sun 1400 – 1600.

 

Linlithgow Palace
Linlithgow
EH49 7EL
Tel: 01506 842 896
Fax: 01506 842 896

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Apr – Sep : Mon – Sun 0930 – 1830.
Oct – Mar : Mon – Sat 0930 – 1630.
Sun 1400 – 1630.
Last entry 30 minutes before closing.

 

Museum Of Flight
East Fortune Airfield
North Berwick
EH39 5LF
Tel: 01620 880 308
Fax: 01620 880 355
Email: aes@nms.ac.uk

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Mon – Sun : 1030 – 1700.
July-Aug: 1030 – 1800.

 

Myreton Motor Museum
Aberlady
EH32 0PZ
Tel: 01875 870 288

OPENS
8th Apr – 1st Oct: Sat: 1200 – 1500
Sun: 1100 – 1600
13th Apr – 30th Sep: Daily: 1030 – 1630

 

Nelson Monument
Calton Hill
Edinburgh, EH7 5AA
Tel: 0131 556 2716

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Apr – Sep : Mon 1300 – 1800,
Tue – Sat 1000 – 1800.
Oct – Mar : Mon – Sat 1000 – 1500.
Closed Sundays all year.

 

Museum Of Childhood
42 High Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1TB
Tel: 0131 529 4142
Fax: 0131 558 3103

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Mon – Sat : 1000 – 1700.
Sun : 1200 – 1700
** JULY AND AUGUST ONLY**

 

Museum of Scotland
Chambers Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1JF
Tel: 0131 247 4422/247 4206
Fax: 0131 220 4819

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Mon – Sat : 1000 – 1700
(open until 2000 on Tuesdays).
Sun : 1200 – 1700.

 

National Gallery Of Scotland
The Mound
Edinburgh, EH2 2EL
Tel: 0131 624 6200 —
Fax: 0131 623 3250
Email: nginfo@natgalscot.ac.uk
www.natgalscot.ac.uk

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Mon – Sat : 1000 – 1700,
Sun 1200 – 1700.

 

New Lanark Visitor Centre
New Lanark Mills
Lanark
ML11 9DB
Tel: 01555 661 345
Fax: 01555 665 738

OPENS : Jan-Dec Mon-Sun 1100-1700
Closed: 25 December, 1 January.

 

Newhaven Heritage Museum
24 Pier Place
Newhaven Harbour
Edinburgh
EH6 4LP
Tel: 0131 551 4165
Fax: 0131 557 3346

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Mon – Sun : 1200 – 1645

 

Our Dynamic Earth
Holyrood Road
Edinburgh
EH8 8AS
Tel: 0131 550 7800
Fax: 0131 550 7801
Email: enquiries@dynamicearth.co.uk
www.dynamicearth.co.uk

Open all year
Apr – Oct : Mon – Sun 1000 – 1800
(Last entry 1645)
Nov – Mar : Closed Mon/Tuesday. Wed – Sun 1000 –
1700 (Last entry 1545)

 

Palace Of Holyroodhouse
Canongate, Royal Mile
Edinburgh, EH8 8DX
Tel: 0131 556 7371 — Fax: 0131 557 5256
www.the-royal-collection.org.uk

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Apr – Oct : Mon – Sun 0930 – 1800
(last entry 1715).
Nov – Mar : Mon – Sun 0930 – 1630
(last entry 1545).
Closed for Royal and State visits 13 April,15-26 May, 4-8 June, 27-30 June and the 25-26 Dec.

 

Queensferry Museum
56 High Street
South Queensferry, EH30 9HP
Tel: 0131 331 5545
Fax: 0131 557 3346

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Mon 1000 – 1300 then 1415 – 1700
Thu – Sat 1000 – 1300 then 1415 – 1700
Sun 1200 – 1700
* Closed Tuesday and Wednesday*

 

 

Nexus Galleries
61 Bread Street
Edinburgh
EH3 9AH
Tel: 0131 477 4524
Fax: 0131 477 2940
Email: info@nexusgalleries.co.uk

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Please contact venue for opening times.

 

Outlook Tower and Camera Obscura
Castlehill, Royal Mile
Edinburgh, EH1 2ND
Tel: 0131 226 3709 — Fax: 0131 225 4239
Email:
info@camera-obscura.demon.co.uk

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
03 July – 23 July: Mon-Fri: 0930 – 1900,
Sat/Sun: 1000-1900.
24 July – 27 Aug: Mon-Sun: 0930 – 1930.
28 Aug – 28 Oct: Mon-Fri: 0930 – 1800,
Sat/Sun: 1000- 1800.
Nov – Mar: Mon-Sun: 1000-1700,
Apr – Oct: Mon-Sun: 0930 – 1800.

 

Peoples Story Museum
Canongate Tolbooth
163 Canongate
Canongate
EH8 8DE
Tel: 0131 529 4057
Fax: 0131 557 3346

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Mon – Sat : 1000 – 1700.
Sun : 1400 – 1700
** AUGUST FESTIVAL ONLY **

 

Regimental Museum Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh, EH1 2YT
Tel: 0131 310 5100
Fax: 0131 310 5101
www.historic-scotland.net

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Apr – Oct : Mon – Sun 0945 – 1730.
Nov – Mar : Mon – Sun 0945 – 1630.

 

Rosslyn Chapel
Roslin
EH25 9PU
Tel: 0131 440 2159
Fax: 0131 440 1979
Email: rosslynch@aol.com

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Mon – Sat : 1000 – 1700.
Sun : 1200 – 1645.

 

Royal Museum of Scotland
Chambers Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1JF
Tel: 0131 247 4219/247 4206
Fax: 0131 220 4819
www.nms.ac.uk

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Mon – Sat : 1000 – 1700
(open until 2000 on Tuesdays).
Sun : 1200 – 1700.

 

Royal Yacht Britannia
Ocean Drive, Leith, Edinburgh,
EH6 6JJ
Tel: 0131 555 5566 for Reservations
Fax: 0131 555 8835
Email: enquiries@royalyachtbritannia.co.uk
www.royalyachtbritannia.co.uk

Jan-Mar: Mon-Fri 1000-1530,
Sat/Sun 0930-1630.
Apr-May: Mon-Fri 0930-1600,
Sat/Sun 0930-1630.
Jun-Sep: Mon-Fri 0930-1630,
Sat/Sun 0930-1630.
Oct-Dec: Mon-Fri 1000-1530,
Sat/Sun 0930-1630.
CLOSED: 24/09-03/10/01 inc.for
move to Ocean Terminal

 

Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre
354 Castlehill
Royal Mile
Edinburgh
EH1 2NE
Tel: 0131 220 0441
Fax: 0131 220 6288
Email: enquiry@whisky-heritage.co.uk

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Apr – Sep: Mon – Sun 0930 – 1730.
Oct – Mar: Mon – Sun 1000 – 1700.

 

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
20a Inverleith Row, Edinburgh,
EH3 5LR
Tel: 0131 552 7171
Fax: 0131 248 2901
Email: press@rbge.org.uk
www.rbge.org.uk

Jan-Dec Mon-Sun 0930-1600,
Nov, Dec and Jan Mon-Sun 0930-1700
Feb and Oct only Mon-Sun 0930-1800
Mar and Sept only
Mon-Sun 0930-1900, Apr to Aug only

 

Royal Observatory Visitor Centre
Blackford Hill
Blackford
Edinburgh
EH9 3HJ
Tel: 0131 668 8405
Fax: 0131 668 8429

Email: vis@roe.ac.uk

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Mon – Sat : 1000 – 1700,
Sun 1200 – 1700.

 

Scotch Malt Whisky Society
The Vaults
87 Giles Street, Leith
Edinburgh
EH6 6BZ
Tel: 0131 554 3451
Fax: 0131 553 1003
Email: tastings@smws.com

OPENS : By appointment

 

Scott Monument
East Princes Street Gardens
Edinburgh
EH2 2EJ
Tel: 0131 529 4068
Fax: 0131 529 3986

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Mar – May, Oct : Mon – Sat 0900 – 1800,
Sun 1000 – 1800.
Jun – Sep : Mon – Sat 0900 – 2000,
Sun 1000 – 1800.
Nov – Feb : Mon – Sat 0900 – 1600,
Sun 1000 – 1600.

Scottish Mining Museum
Lady Victoria Colliery
Newtongrange
EH22 4QN
Tel: 0131 663 7519 — Fax: 0131 654 1618
Email: enquiries@scottishminingmuseum.com

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Feb – Nov : Mon – Sun 1000 – 1700.
Dec – Jan : Mon – Sun 1100 – 1600.

 

Scottish National Portrait Gallery
1 Queen Street
Edinburgh
EH2 1JD
Tel: 0131 624 6200
Fax: 0131 623 3250
Email: pressinfo@natgalscot.ac.uk

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Mon – Sat : 1000 – 1700,
Sun 1200 – 1700.

 

St Giles Cathedral
Royal Mile
Edinburgh
EH1 1RE
Tel: 0131 225 9442
Fax: 0131 220 4763
Email: stgiles@hotmail.com
www.stgiles.net

OPENS : Jan – Dec
Easter-Sept Mon-Fri 0900-1900,
Sat 0900-1700, Sun
1300-1700
Oct-Easter Mon-Sat 0900-1700,
Sun 1300-1700

Scottish National Gallery Of Modern Art
Belford Road
Edinburgh
EH4 3DR
Tel: 0131 624 6200
Fax: 0131 623 3250
Email: pressinfo@natgalscot.ac.uk

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Mon – Sat : 1000 – 1700,
Sun 1200 – 1700.

 

Scottish Storytelling Centre
43-45 High Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1SR
U.K.
Tel: 0131 557 5724 / 556 9579

www.scottishstorytellingcentre.com

OPENS : Jan – Dec.

 

St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral
Palmerston Place
Edinburgh
EH12 5AW
Tel: 0131 225 6293
Fax: 0131 225 3181

Apr – May Mon to Fri 0730 – 1815
Sat 0730 – 1730 – Sun 0745 – 1730
Jun – Sep Mon to Fri 0730 – 2100
Sat 0730 – 1730 – Sun 0745 – 1730
Oct – Mar Mon to Fri 0730 – 1800
Sat 0730 – 1730 – Sun 0745 – 1730

 

Stills Gallery
23 Cockburn Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1BP
Tel: 0131 622 6200
Fax: 0131 622 6201
Email: info@stills.demon.co.uk

OPENS : Jan – Dec., Tue – Sat :
1000 – 1700.

 

The Edinburgh Dungeon
Market Street
Edinburgh
EH1
Tel: 0131 556 6700
Fax: 0131 558 7777
Email: marketing@merlin-entertainments.com

OPENS : Jan – Dec
Mon – Sun: 1000 – 1700

 

Water of Leith Visitor Centre
24 Lanark Road
Edinburgh
EH14 1TQ
Tel: 0131 455 7367
Fax: 0131 443 1682
Email: www.waterofleith.edin.org

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Apr – Sept 7 days 1000 – 1600
Oct – Mar Wed – Sun 1000 – 1600

 

Talbot Rice Gallery
Old College, South Bridge
Edinburgh, EH8 9YL
Tel: 0131 650 2210
Fax: 0131 650 2213
Email: valerie.fiddes@ed.ac.uk

Limited opening – closed Sunday
and Monday – Tue – Sat 1000 – 1700

 

The Hub
Edinburgh’s Festival Centre
348 Castlehill, Royal Mile
Edinburgh, EH1 2NE
Tel: 0131 473 2001
Fax: 0131 473 2002
Email: thehub@eif.co.uk

OPENS : Tue – Sat : 0930 – 2300
Sun – Mon : 0930 – 2100

 

Writers’ Museum
Lady Stairs Close,
Lawnmarket
Edinburgh, EH1 2PA
Tel: 0131 529 4901
Fax: 0131 220 5057

OPENS : Jan – Dec.
Mon – Sat : 1000 – 1700.
Sun : 1400 – 1700
* AUGUST FESTIVAL ONLY *