Delve into 1820s Edinburgh and the cadaver trade that shocked the city. Researched and written over six months, this tour examines Edinburgh’s social history and the fascinating story of serial killers Burke and Hare – murder, greed and deception.
This tour contains references to violence, murder and criminality and is not suitable for children.
Meets in West End of Princes St.
Dates and Times:
13th September - 5pm
20th September - 11am
21st September - 11am
25th September - 11am
26th September - 11am & 2pm
27th September - 11am & 2pm
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Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their weekend walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.
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