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Georgian House

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Address: 7 Charlotte Sq., Edinburgh EH2 4DR, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-131-226-3318
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: Fully restored period house.

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A great museum! Takes you back in time to the 18th century. A great, hands-on learning experience about the history of Edinburgh and the life an upper class Georgian family... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

A great museum! Takes you back in time to the 18th century. A great, hands-on learning experience about the history of Edinburgh and the life an upper class Georgian family. Volunteer staff in every room go out of the way to explain more details and history of individual objects. Don't miss!

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Definitely worth a visit to this beautiful property in Edinburgh. Informative, friendly and multilingual guides who were only too happy to share their knowledge.

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Telford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

I visited this house with my French friends. We loved watching the film as a preview to our tour around the house. Great activity room with things for children to do. Dressing up,writing with a quill pen and ink and colouring are just a few things . There also a quiz children can do as they tour the house. The... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Part of the National Trust for Scotland. At the west end of Edinburgh you'll find Charlotte Square and the Georgian House. Historic period house. A bit pricey, but free if your a member of the National Trust. Very interestimg and great architecture. Well worth a visit.

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This Georgian House was an intimate opportunity for us to connect to Edinburgh's New Town history. We were delighted to be walking in someone's home, a real place with many layers of lived- and living-history experience. Thank you, awesome volunteer ladies! for your warm welcome and sharing your knowledge with us.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

On arrival we were met by helpful cheerful staff who happily stored our bags for us. The house comprises about 7 rooms, all of whom had a well informed and very enthusiastic guide, providing as much or as little info as was needed. They were fantastic with our children, helping them locate things on their flash cards (about 5 photos... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Lovely house and a good video to introduce you to the house worth a visit if you like old houses.Think the price could be a little less but we have to keep these places for the future

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

A fascinating insight to upper class 18thC property spoilt at times by overbearing guides who in some rooms were not too well informed about their charge. As ever with most Trust properties it is difficult use ones imagination when the fabric is restored and maintained to such perfection.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This small museum tells you a lot about what life was like in the New Town early in the 19th Century. Its beauty, exterior and interior, is very remarkable. The many objects on display add to the picture.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We darted in, after a bit of liquid sunshine, Scottish style came down, Free entry if your English heritage. Great little potted history of tartans and cloth given by guide in first room. All rooms have guides and as you enter will give you a mini tour/history of room. We were impressed by the friendly guides full of information

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Additional Information about Georgian House

Address: 7 Charlotte Sq., Edinburgh EH2 4DR, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-131-226-3318
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > West End
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighborhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes. Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theaters and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.
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