Trinity House was once the base of the Incorporation of Mariners and Shipmasters and this elegant Georgian house now holds an outstanding collection of maritime treasures.
About Trinity House
Dive into Leith’s famous maritime history. Once the base of the Incorporation of Mariners and Shipmasters, this elegant Georgian house holds an outstanding collection of maritime treasures.
Set up in the 1300s, the Incorporation collected port dues and provided assistance to Leith’s maritime communities for centuries. Generations of masters and members of Trinity House were closely involved in the maritime development of Leith.
What to see and do:
Enter the vast Convening Room – a magnificent meeting chamber dominated by an enormous mahogany table
Seek out maritime memorabilia including narwhal tusks and navigational instruments
View Sir Henry Raeburn’s painting of Admiral Duncan – a naval masterpiece
See the Georgian fixtures and furnishings of the Master’s Room, a cosy space where pensions were once given out.
Visits to Trinity House are free, but must be arranged in advance.
Tours on a Tuesday can be booked online.
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