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The Museum of Edinburgh is housed in a historical building from the late 16th century and tells the story of the city's history, guiding visitors through Edinburgh's past to reveal its origins and legends. Among all the objects in its collection is ​a copy of the National Covenant, an artifact from the 17th-century Scottish Presbyterian movement.

Museum of Edinburgh
Huntly House 142 Canongate
EH8 8DD Edinburgh

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History & Anthropology Art & Design



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Mon-Sat 10.00-17.00
In August Sun 12.00-17.00
Closed: Sundays September to July

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Huntly House 142 Canongate, Edinburgh, Scotland


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