Top 10 Edinburgh Museums & Galleries



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With those rainy days a frequent visitor to the city of Edinburgh, travellers will look for the best in indoor activities. Edinburgh is home to a vast array of art galleries and exhibition spaces- this guide is here therefore to highlight the top 10 Edinburgh museums and galleries. Discover the somewhat gruesome history of the Edinburgh people or consider art of a contemporary and traditional nature. Simply spend a day in one exhibition or pack in as many sites as possible.

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Day 1 - Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh


1

Royal Museum

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Location:

Chambers Street
EH1 1JF Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Contact:

tel: +44 131 225 7534
fax: +44 131 220 4819


2

Royal Scottish Academy

Location:

The Mound
EH2 2EL Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Contact:

tel: +44 131 225 46671
fax: +44 131 220 6016


3

National Gallery of Scotland

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Location:

The Mound
The Mound
EH2 2EL Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Contact:

tel: +44 131 624 6200


4

Our Dynamic Earth

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Location:

Holyrood Road
Holyrood Rd
EH8 8AS Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Contact:

tel: +44 131 550 7800
fax: +44 131 550 7801


5

Museum of Childhood

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Location:

42 High St
Royal Mile
EH1 1TG Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Contact:

tel: +44 131 529 4142


6

The Museum of Edinburgh

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Location:

142 Canongate
The Royal Mile
EH8 8DD Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Contact:

tel: +44 131 529 7902
fax: +44 131 557 3346


7

Sir Jules Thorn Exhibition of the History of Surgery Museum

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Location:

9 Hill Square
EH8 9DR City of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Contact:

tel: +44 131 527 1649
fax: +44 131 557 6406


8

National Museum of Scotland

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Location:

Chambers Street
EH1 1JF Edinburgh, United Kingdom


9

City Art Centre

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Location:

2 Market Street
EH1 1DE Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Contact:

tel: +44 131 529 3993
fax: +44 131 529 3977


10

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

Location:

Belford Road
EH4 3DR Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Contact:

tel: +44 131 624 6200
fax: +44 131 343 3250


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