The Museum houses an outstanding collection of paintings, drawings and prints by the greatest artists from the Renaissance to Post-Impressionism which is shown alongside the national connection of Scottish art.
The Royal Museum houses outstanding international collections reflecting the diversity of life on earth and the ingenuity of humankind. Explore this magnificent Victorian building, distinguished by its soaring glass-topped roof.
This striking new landmark presents, for the first time, the history of Scotland – its people and their achievements. Travel through time, as the stunning series of galleries take you on a journey from Scotland’s geological beginnings to present day.
When you walk through the door of St Giles’ Cathedral, you are entering one of the most historic and romantic buildings in Scotland. Founded in the 1100s, this church has witnessed executions, riots and celebrations.
The Scott Monument is 200 ft. 6in high and 55ft square at the base; the highest gallery is reached by climbing a total of 287 steps. It is constructed of Binnie stone, taken from shale workings near Linlithgow.
The Georgian House is part of Robert Adam’s masterpiece of urban design, Charlotte Square. It dates from 1796, when those who could afford it began to escape from the cramped, squalid conditions of Edinburgh’s Old Town.
A unique visual history of Scotland told through the portraits of those who shaped it, including such luminaries as Mary, Queen of Scots, Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott right up to Jimmy Shand and Sean Connery.