Tenement Town

Survey the amazing structures of the tenements of Edinburgh's Old Town and build your own tenement model to join our tenement town!

Tenement Town

About Tenement Town

Wednesday 10th, Monday 15th and Tuesday 16th April

The tenements of Edinburgh's Old Town emerged through revolutionary engineering and architectural solutions to the unique geographical and urban challenges of the growing city. Survey these amazing structures and build your own tenement model to join our tenement town. Children must be accompanied by an adult to help with the build.

Presented by The Patrick Geddes Centre as part of Edinburgh Science Festival.

Ages 7+

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