In light of updated Scottish Government advice regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19), we have taken the decision to close public access to our staffed properties and offices until further notice. All planned public events will also be postponed until further notice – full details of these can be found on our Events page in the coming days: historicenvironment.scot/whats-on.
There is so much to explore and investigate in our archaeology zone in Holyrood Park. Chat with archaeologists involved in archaeology across Scotland, learn about some of their exciting projects and have a go at hands-on activities. There's even an opportunity to visit a dig taking place in the park!
Holyrood is home to nationally important archaeological sites dating back thousands of years. Meet some of the archaeologists responsible for looking after these precious and fragile archaeological remains, hear first-hand about exciting research projects and have a go at hands-on activities.
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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.
Back by popular demand our Curator returns to investigate Edinburgh’s 19th century ‘medical detectives’ as part of our Surgeons Hall Museums On Demand lecture series.
Miniversity Holiday Camps are coming to George Watson’s College this October half-term and are specifically designed for children age 5-12 years!
Walk in the footsteps of the great Victorian polymath, Patrick Geddes, who made his home in St James court and shaped the community and gardens of the Old Town.