With free entry to many galleries, museums and attractions, you could easily fill your days in Edinburgh without spending a penny. And that's even before you've taken in the city's scenic outdoor spaces and some of its world-class festivals for free too.

The National Museum of Scotland

Something for everyone to see, their collection is incredibly vast. Even the architecture on its own is something to keep you amazed and entertained for quite some time...and best of all it's free entry!
By micagius

Reviewed on TripAdvisor on 6 October 2015 by micagius

Tour for free

That's right - even some tours and modes of transport are free in Edinburgh!

  • Old Town Tour
    Meet on the Royal Mile for Sandeman's popular free tour of Edinburgh's Old Town.
  • Potter Trail
    A magical free tour for the Harry Potter fan in your life - muggles welcome.
  • Gallery Bus
    Hop on this free bus to get between Scotland's National Galleries.

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