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Georgian House

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ADMISSION TICKETS (2)
Edinburgh Georgian House Entrance Ticket
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“national trust”(49 reviews)
“short film”(36 reviews)
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Fully restored period house.
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7 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4DR, Scotland
West End
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fabulous to see the inside of such a great building. It has been restored with great skill and has so much to look at and get involved with. The people on hand are more that happy to talk and answer all sorts of questions (...More

Thank Getagrip2013
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely furniture and silver, nicely displayed is a not overcrowded house museum. I am not a Georgian specialiost, so I was unfamiliar with the special Scottish character on many of the objects. Well worth the time.

Thank Henry T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifully restored Georgian house. Built in 1790s and first owned by John Lamont, Chief of the Clan Lamont. He lived beyond his means his whole life and ended up selling off some of the family estate. The house is currently displayed over 4 floors including...More

Thank Maggie_NHam
Reviewed 1 week ago

A National Trust property with very friendly and informative guides. The property is arranged over basement, ground and first floors with a short film being shown in a room on the second floor so many stairs to negotiate. However worth doing so as there was...More

Thank holidayer1097
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A snapshot in historic time told in an excellent display and friendly informative guides. You probably need to be fit to climb the stairs but worth it. A good hour to 3 hours entertainment. Just the job for a wet Edinburgh day.

Thank Northumberlandscout
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth a visit to get a feel for Georgian life.The staff/volunteers are great, the video is OK and the sheets in each room are very clear and in several languages. There are quite a few stairs to negotiate as there are only two rooms open...More

Thank David1000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is well worth your time. You tour begins with a video that introduces you to some (fictional) characters who are typical of this grand home's real residents centuries ago. This is a very clever device that personalizes the house for you. Do you identify...More

Thank Marilyn V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A gem of a building, lots of restoration. Not all original from the house but from other demolished properties - lots to see if you are keen on this period. As it is a listed building no lift is allowed, and the stone stairs are...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Read about the history of this "New Town" property with 16 minute video and written descriptions of the rooms.

Thank Wisdomteeth
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Interesting and informative insight into life in the Georgian New Town of Edinburgh. A self guided tour starts on the second floor with an audiovisual.the tour then takes you down through the house, floor by floor to the basement kitchen. There are room guides in...More

Thank Fiona T
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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
...More
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Julie M
March 29, 2018|
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Response from Alan D | Reviewed this property |
Never heard of anyone needing booking in advance just go on the day.
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Becky G
November 18, 2017|
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Response from Paddymaginty | Reviewed this property |
no I think they would be too bored, it's fine if they were 9 years upwards I think.
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Becky J
May 28, 2017|
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Response from Hastings13 | Reviewed this property |
You would have to leave the buggy in the lobby and carry the baby up many, many stairs.
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