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Museum on the Mound

The Mound, Edinburgh EH1 1YZ, Scotland
+44 131 243 5464
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The Mound, Edinburgh EH1 1YZ, Scotland
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+44 131 243 5464
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A free museum which tells the history of money and the banking system and companies. Interesting if that's your area of interest, and has some good views from the property. Was a live coin stamping demonstration and you took your "coin" away. Enjoyable for a...More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely little free museum that we hadn't visited before. Loved seeing a million pounds and trying to open the safe! My son completed an activity booklet as he went around which engaged him with the museum. Staff were fantastic, especially the two gentlemen who...More

Thank Gem_Summer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wasn't aware of this Museum but my 7yo followed the money path and wanted to go in - what a find! Free entry, lovely staff, great activity book for kids (free) she got to strike her own coin and made 2 badges (again free)...More

Thank Lineky
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can make your own coin. You can see one million pounds. It is free. Very nice people working there.

Thank Wenche253
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visitied the Museum on the Mound after passing by it on a day it was closed. After we had seen a show at Fringe and had lunch we stopped in past with the kids to take a look at the million pounds. The staff...More

Thank AES41inv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in a bit of a rush as we only had 40mins or so before we had to go and see a show, really wished we had longer as there was lots to see and the kids really enjoyed it. There were trails for...More

Thank lynseyth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum was free, which is always a bonus. We went because my husband is an accountant, so a museum all about money appealed to his interests directly. The exhibits were informative and well done.

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

allthough we just ducked in to get out of rain this was a surprisingly interesting place , learning all about banks ,money ect was eye opening we stayed long after rain had stopped

Thank Iris R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic staff, great exhibits and really informative and creative museum. Would highly recommend! :)

Thank nattee123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you enjoy collecting or studying notes, coins, or money, you will enjoy this museum. And since it's staged by Lloyds Bank in the bank headquarters in Edinburgh, this museum is completely free (not even a request for donations, and proceeds from the shop go...More

Thank Jon M
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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