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  1. United Kingdom
  2. Scotland
  3. Edinburgh
  4. Royal Mile

Edinburgh History Walk and National Museum of Scotland

Product ID: 134229
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Discover the story of Scotland through ist capital city and the National Museum. See the places where history happened, follow Scotland's story through iconic exhibitions and complete your tour at the Museum Brasserie with tea and a scone.
About this activity
Duration 1.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Discover the history of the Old Town and its place in history
  • Enjoy a guided tour of the National Museum of Scotland
  • Relish fine tea and freshly baked scones at the national museum
Full description
You’ll meet your guide in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town at the Mercat Cross, the site of executions and proclamations. Together you will explore key locations and stories hidden around the Royal Mile. See a city of the past, which goes unnoticed for many, a city where commoners, Queens and criminals once walked.

Follow your guide to the National Museum of Scotland where the nation’s treasures are stored. Once inside, your tour guide will introduce the Scottish collections. You’ll step through Scotland’s history, object by object, and hear how they all have shaped the country's past, present and future.

Once you’ve learned of Scotland’s past you’re free to further explore the museum and, when you’re ready for a refreshment, enjoy tea and a freshly baked scone in the Museum Brasserie.
  • Professional tour guide
  • Refreshments at National Museum

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Meeting point

Mercat Cross, Royal Mile

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Mercat Tours

Product ID: 134229