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John Knox House, Edinburgh

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#19 of 66 in Museums in Edinburgh
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  • Who knew?! Spectacular original mansion but hampered by the John Knox connection. It wasn't his house. Some displays look amateur and ancient but others provide key information. Spectacular ceiling up...  more »
  • Since I like church history, this house museum was very interesting and informative to me. John Knox was an important figure in the Scottish Reformation movement, as Martin Luther and John Calvin were...  more »
  • This is a great little museum to visit if you have a spare hour in Edinburgh. We really enjoyed it and found the staff very helpful and welcoming. I would say allow no more than an hour- that was our ...  more »
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  • Small museum tells the story of 1 of the reformers in 16th century Europe. Small café with delicious meals for a reasonable price.
  • It's alright if you're interested in history and religion, but we were done after just 30 minutes
  • Nice little quirky place to go in my favourite part of edinburgh
  • I found this interesting. But not for my son cost me £5 for a family ticket so i can't fault it.small museum and a real old building dates back to 1500
  • I am not a history buff, so for me it wasn't very interesting as there wasn't anything amazing or unique.

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