Mile to the Museum & National Museum of Scotland

Discover the story of Scotland through our capital city as you explore key locations and stories hidden around the Royal Mile, then tour the National Museum of Scotland.

Mile to the Museum & National Museum of Scotland

About Mile to the Museum & National Museum of Scotland

Discover the story of Scotland through our capital city and National Museum. Explore key locations and stories hidden around the Royal Mile. See a city of the past – which goes unnoticed for many – where commoners, queens and criminals once walked. Then tour the National Museum of Scotland to view our nation’s treasures, stepping through Scotland’s history, exploring how special objects have shaped our past, present and future.

Suitable for all ages 5+

Departs from Mercat Cross, beside St. Giles’ Cathedral.

Tour involves cobbled streets, slopes and stairs. The guide will always adapt the route to visitor’s needs.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Mile to the Museum & National Museum of Scotland are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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