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Writers' Museum, Edinburgh

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  • Housed in a beautiful location the Writer's Museum celebrates three literary giants:Robert Louis Stevenson, Robert Burns and Walter Scott. Twisting stairs lead you to individual floors with artefacts ...  more »
  • This museum is free and has exhibits about Scotland's three famous writers: Robert Burns, Robert Louis Stevenson and Sir Walter Scott. We spent over an hour here going from floor to floor looking at a...  more »
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  • A small, cute museum. Edinburgh has lots of museums and this feels like one of the smallest. It’s dedicated to three of Scotland’s most notable writers: Robert Burns, Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson. There is a wide range of artefacts housed in the cosy space of Lady Stair's House. This is quite an old-school, traditional museum - various things behind glass and lots of detail should you be interested. We were actually more interested in the fun medieval style building, which is down one of the closes off the Royal Mile. We came away from here thinking that whilst it’s great to have lots of info on three of Scotland’s great writers, perhaps a more imaginative use of such a unique space would leave a more lasting impression.
  • If you're interested in writing, especially Scottish authors, this place is for you. A beautiful old building, with lots to learn about Orr, Stevenson, Scott and Burns. Great way to spend an hour or so.
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