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Georgian House

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 3:15 PM
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Enjoy a visit to the past and experience what life was like for the Lamonts family in 18th and 19th century New Town. The Georgian era produced some of Scotland’s most distinctive architecture. In the late 1700s, this grand townhouse was at the...more
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7 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4DR, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you like history and finding out how people lived in the past, then this is the place for you. It cost less than ten pounds to enter and you get four floors of history. Follow the Lamont family as they build and ultimately lose...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Dennis M
georgianhousestaff, Public Relations Manager at Georgian House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your lovely review! We hope to have you back for a visit soon.

Reviewed 3 days ago

My friend and I stumbled upon this gem of a museum while following a historic walking tour of New Town. This museum is great! Lots of helpful explanatory information in each room as well as docents who can answer questions. The short video about a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lanhua
georgianhousestaff, Public Relations Manager at Georgian House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your lovely review! We are so glad to hear that you both enjoyed your visit. The recipes in the Scottish cookbooks are great, we can wait to try them all either!

Reviewed 3 days ago

Fantastic house, really brings to life how living in Edinburgh in the Georgian period would have been. The guides were excellent.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lorna P
georgianhousestaff, Public Relations Manager at Georgian House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review! We are really lucky to have such lovely volunteer guides working with us

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife booked, so I had no idea where we were going. It was very interesting as a look back on how a wealthy family lived hundreds of years ago in Scotland. The movie to start sets a good understanding on the top floor, and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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georgianhousestaff, Public Relations Manager at Georgian House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

A must to vist and next door to the house of the First Minister of Scotland too! Like the other NTS house in the city (Gladstone's) this provides a snapshot of a period of wealth and development but later in time and in the New...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kevin K
georgianhousestaff, Public Relations Manager at Georgian House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your lovely review! We are so lucky to have such amazing volunteer guides working at the Georgian House. We agree, the film sets the scene very well for the room in the house.

Reviewed December 30, 2018

Found this little gem on the backstreets of Edinburgh. Very authentic. Belongs to National Trust. Attraction is over a few floors.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed December 16, 2018

We visited this National Trust for Scotland property during our recent trip to Edinburgh pre-Christmas.There was a special showing of a play set in 5 rooms of the property which was extremely well acted and interacted with the small group of visitors. The gift shop...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 26, 2018

We drove through this area on each of the coach trips. The buildings are beautiful. You can tell this is the pricy area of the city.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 23, 2018

I only found this attraction on the Rabbies City Tour. The home is so full of little details that you may miss unless you talk to the excellent volunteer guides. There is so much to see and it is quite amazing to find how sophisticated...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kerriegaib
Reviewed November 19, 2018

This house is a delight to visit. It gives an insight into Georgian life in Edinburgh when the Lamont family were in residence. I love this type of museum particularly as it was not stuffy in any way. The rooms with all the period furniture,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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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
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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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You would have to leave the buggy in the lobby and carry the baby up many, many stairs.
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