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Edinburgh Archaeological Field Society 50th Anniversary exhibition

Edinburgh Archaeological Field Society (EAFS) are pleased to announce the extension to their Exhibition, currently running at the Museum of Edinburgh, until February 20th 2022. It celebrates the 50 years of the Society and...

Museum of Edinburgh reopening tomorrow

The Museum of Edinburgh which is housed in Huntly House, one of the most historic buildings on the Royal Mile reopens on 30 August 2021.There are centuries of Edinburgh’s history among the various exhibits...
Platform shoes

Step back in time to see shoe collection at Museum of Edinburgh

The Museum of Edinburgh is showing a collection of shoes from the past 100 years. The display is on from now until 20th December 2019 and admission is free.Go along and see shoes worn...

Their Work is not Forgotten

Edinburgh Women's Suffrage celebrated in new exhibitionA new exhibition is to open at The Museum of Edinburgh charting the significant role the women of Edinburgh played in the suffrage movement. Marking the centenary year...

At The Museum of Edinburgh – My Edinburgh photography exhibition

An exhibition to be shown from the end of this week at the Museum of Edinburgh will feature photographs taken by young people in Wester Hailes.The partnership between WHALE Arts Agency and Museums &...

At the Museum of Edinburgh – new fashion display with old clothes!

The Museum of Edinburgh now has a Costume Gallery tucked away in the back of the building showing off items from the city’s large collection of clothing and accessories.The gallery space currently has a...

Hidden Stories at the Museum of Edinburgh

On display until 28 January, four Hidden Stories created by Red Kite Animation and young animators are being featured in the Museum of Edinburgh’s temporary exhibition space.The inspiration for the project came from a short animated film called ‘SHOE’ by artist...

Sunday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

 Canongate: The Glorious Half Mile to Holyrood. Sir Walter Scott was inspired to pen his Chronicles of the Canongate and Charles Dickens got his ideas for Great Expectations and A Christmas Carol here, whilst Edinburgh's makar Robert Fergusson found his last resting place at the Kirk....

Friday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

 March of the Daschund: children's craft event. 3pm, McDonald Road Library, 2-4 McDonald Road. Free: no booking required. Part of From Poland With Love: Scottish-Polish Cultural Week.Haunted Tales of Old Edinburgh: Royal Mile storyteller Calum Lykan captures some gruesome...

Thursday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

 Magazine Showcase: Far Off Places. Far Off Places, the magazine of written whimsy, was launched in November 2013. Since then five issues have been released, apps developed and podcasts recorded. Dressed in Halloween costumes for...

Wednesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

Golden Hare Books presents An Evening with Allan Massie. An eminent Scottish author and journalist, Allan has written over thirty books; his latest, Klaus, is the story of Thomas Mann's son, a bold political activist who...

Tuesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

 Africa in Motion : Music Documentary Afternoon. Heavy metal and electronica in Africa? Yes! Africa is changing fast. Electro Chaabi (cert.15) offers an insight into the mindset of today's restless Egyptian youth, focusing on this new underground craze, a...

Monday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

  Golden Hare October Book Group: The Village Against The World by Dan Hancox. Author and Guardian journalist Dan's 'vivid and even-handed book' is a fascinating and highly entertaining true account of life in the unique Spanish...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

What's On is truly international this week, with Poland, Italy, Spain, Afghanistan, Palestine, Denmark, China, France, the USA, Canada, Japan and the entire African continent all being involved in events in Scotland's capital. Closer...

What’s on in Edinburgh this week?

Monday 12 May 2014 - Out of the Blue is 20!Louise Bourgeois' Sunday Salons: Artist Julie Roberts shares her experience of attending one of Louise Bourgeois' notorious Sunday Salons in New York.  The Studio,...

Child curators takeover city’s museums today

Today is 'Takeover Day Scotland' in Museums across the nation, including the Museum of Edinburgh and the National Museum of Scotland. It is the first day on which museums are taken over by children who are...

New Town plans on display again

  Original plans for Edinburgh's New Town are going back on display at the Museum of Edinburgh in the Canongate having been painstakingly conserved by a specialist paper conservator.The plans, drawn by architect James Craig,...


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