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Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
#3 of 94 Museums in Edinburgh
After a lot of history, architecture, museums and pubs this is a great spot to take the kids for a fun experience (fun for adults too).
One of the most interesting museums visited in the last few months, very enjoyable for both kids and adults.
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Scottish National Gallery
#7 of 94 Museums in Edinburgh
Arguably, one can see other types of art in other cities' museums, but the Scottish gallery offers a wonderful exposure to the great Scotts artists from before Raeburn to where the Modern takes over with the Color...
As an art historian who worked at the Met, I can get a wee bit snobbish about smaller museums, but the Scottish National Gallery delivered one gem after another.
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Museum on the Mound
#9 of 94 Museums in Edinburgh
In many of the cities my wife and I have visited there are smaller museums that are interesting and serve as an oasis of calm during tourist season.
Free admission (as there is for most museums/galleries in Edinburgh) which was a bonus.
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National War Museum of Scotland
#11 of 94 Museums in Edinburgh
Very well kept exhibits, clean grounds and pricing is in the ballpark of most museums and site seeing exhibits in the city.
One of the Best Museums inside the Castle
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People's Story
#12 of 94 Museums in Edinburgh
All too often, museums honor the homes and contributions of only the wealthy.
we really liked this informative, unassuming museum which provided a lot of information about life in the city, historical events, and how the town evolved throughout the ages.
Writers' Museum
#14 of 94 Museums in Edinburgh
It is another of Edinburgh's free museums!
I like small museums
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City Art Centre
#29 of 94 Museums in Edinburgh
Spent around two hours in the exhibition which is a collection of items from across Edinburgh Council's various Museums.
We decided to visit the museum while on a trip to Edinburgh.
Lady Stairs House
#36 of 94 Museums in Edinburgh
This home built in 1622 is gorgeous in its own right, but the added attraction of the Writer's Museum featuring separate galleries for Walter Scott, Robert Burns, and Robert Louis Stevenson make is a treasure for...
Visit every time in Edinburgh from Oz, so many people miss the closes and all the wonderful things they hold, this is a beautiful small museum and well worth the visit, highly recommended
Stills Gallery
#39 of 94 Museums in Edinburgh
#46 of 94 Museums in Edinburgh
Carson Clark Gallery
#55 of 94 Museums in Edinburgh
Contact Gallery
#92 of 94 Museums in Edinburgh