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The Writers' Museum is a literary museum that is devoted to three Scottish writers. Once collection is dedicated to Robert Burns, a Scottish national poet and lyricist. Another collection focuses on Robert Louis Stevenson, a poet and novelist, the author of Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. And the third collection is devoted to Sir Walter Scott, a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet. The museum displays rare books, manuscripts, personal objects, portraits, writing desks, and many more memorabilia.

Writers' Museum
Lady Stair's House Lady Stair's Close Lawnmarket
EH1 2PA Edinburgh

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Art & Design Specialized & Alternative



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Opening hours

Monday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm

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Lady Stair's House Lady Stair's Close Lawnmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland


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