Writers' Museum

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 5 publications
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Highly recommended

by expert reviewers

Top 2% in Edinburgh About the TripExpert Score

5 expert recommendations


Afar Magazine

Well worth a visit Full review →



Evokes Scotland's literary past with such exhibits as the letters, possessions, and original manuscripts of Sir Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Robert Burns. Full review →


Frommer's 33

Burns, Scott, and Stevenson—three great men of Scottish letters—are the focus of this humble museum, just off the Royal Mile near the Castle. Full review →


Lonely Planet

Tucked down a close between the Royal Mile and the Mound you'll find Lady Stair's House (1622), home to this museum Full review →


Michelin Guide Tick 0 Stars

Build in 1622, this house belongs to the Writer's museum Full review →

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