John Knox House Museum

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7 expert reviews

“This is arguably the most picturesque dwelling house in Edinburgh's Old Town.”

– Frommer's

Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
"The labyrinthine interior has some beautiful painted-timber ceilings and an interesting display on Knox's life and work." Full review
Time Out Time Out
"At home with Scotland's influential 16th century Calvinist firebrand." Full review
Fodor's Fodor's
"Mementos of his life are on view inside, and the distinctive dwelling gives you a glimpse of what Old Town life was like in the 16th century."
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
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"This interesting 15C hotel may have belonged to John Knox the founder of the Presbyterian religion and reflects the religion throughout: it has an interesting painted ceiling (1600) in the main room on the second floor." Full review
Condé Nast Traveler Condé Nast Traveler
"A beautifully maintained museum that showcases the house and those who lived here, with special attention paid to the Scottish Reformation. " Full review
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