Canongate Tolbooth - The People's Story
163 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8BN Route Planner
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Wed-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun noon-5pm


Canongate was a small town in its own right, independent of Edinburgh, and was restored in the 20C. In this beautiful 16C building, you can visit the Popular History Museum, which offers a perspective on everyday life in Scotland, from the 18C to the present day, through attractive presentations of documents, photos and written and recorded testimonies.


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