John Knox House Museum

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5 expert recommendations



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. Full review →


Frommer's 35

This is arguably the most picturesque dwelling house in Edinburgh's Old Town. Full review →


Lonely Planet

The labyrinthine interior has some beautiful painted-timber ceilings and an interesting display on Knox's life and work. Full review →


Michelin Guide Tick 0 Stars

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 →


Time Out

At home with Scotland's influential 16th century Calvinist firebrand. Full review →

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