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  • Children enjoying a tractor ride at Almond Valley Heritage Centre
    Almond Valley Heritage Centre, Livingston
  • A visitor looks up at the Concorde in the National Museum of Flight
    The Concorde Experience
  • The Animal World Gallery at the National Museum of Scotland
    The National Museum of Scotland
  • The People's Story Museum on the Royal Mile
    The People's Story Museum
  • A group take a tour of the Scottish Mining Museum
    The Scottish Mining Museum, Newtongrange, Midlothian

Explore the museums in Edinburgh & The Lothians and uncover a variety of fascinating exhibitions for young and old.

See the T-Rex at the National Museum of Scotland, the Concorde at the National Museum of Flight and Steiff Bears at the world’s only dedicated Museum of Childhood.

Take a look through the information to plan your trip to museums in Edinburgh & The Lothians and see what you can uncover.

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  1. Gradings

    • 5 Museum
    5 Museum


    Head off on a journey of discovery at this former airfield and explore the history of aviation from the First World War to the present day.

  2. Gradings

    • 4 Museum
    4 Museum


    16th century town house.

  3. Gradings

    • 5 Visitor Attraction
    5 Visitor Attraction

    Edinburgh - City Centre

    Take a sensational journey through a replica distillery, before your expert guide imparts the secrets of the Whisky regions. Finally, you'll choose your perfect 'dram', and taste it in The World's Largest Whisky Collection.

  4. The People's Story




    • 3 Museum
    3 Museum


    Housed in the late 16th century Canongate Tolbooth opposite Huntly House, ' The People's Story ' is a museum with a difference.

  5. Almond Valley Heritage Centre


    Children's Attractions


    • 4 Visitor Attraction
    4 Visitor Attraction


    Friendly farm animals, play areas, green spaces and an innovative museum packed full of things to prod, sniff, shake and discover.

  6. The Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh


    Historic Ships & Boats


    • 5 Visitor Attraction
    5 Visitor Attraction


    Experience the UK's No.1 Attraction (TripAdvisor 2014-15). Follow in the footsteps of Royalty and explore this floating Royal residence with a fascinating audio tour of five decks (available in 27 different languages).

  7. Gradings

    • 4 Museum
    4 Museum

    Edinburgh - City Centre

    The Regimental museum is housed in Edinburgh Castle and through paintings, artefacts, silver and medals their fascinating story is told, from formation to the present day.

  8. Queensferry Museum




    • 2 Museum
    2 Museum

    South Queensferry

    Situated in the historic former royal burgh of Queensferry, the museum commands magnificent views of the two great bridges spanning the Forth.

  9. Gradings

    Edinburgh - City Centre

    Carry on collecting...

  10. Gradings

    • 3 Visitor Attraction
    3 Visitor Attraction


    Cruise to the Avon Aqueduct on "St Magdalene" - a 40 seater canal boat. Departs 2:30 returns 5pm Sat & Sun. Half hour Town Boat Trips from 2 till 4:30pm. Tearoom and Canal Museum. Also charters & Hires.


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