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The Museum of Edinburgh, Edinburgh
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The Museum of Edinburgh, formerly known as Huntly House Museum, is a museum in Edinburgh, Scotland, housing a collection relating to the town's origins, history and legends. Exhibits include an original copy of the National Covenant signed at Greyfriars Kirk in 1638 and a reconstruction of Field Marshal Earl Haig's headquarters on the Western Front during the Great War, the latter exhibiting items bequeathed to the Museum.Situated in the late 16th-century Huntly House on the Royal Mile, the museum is maintained by Edinburgh City Council.
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  • This museum traces the story of Edinburgh from the beginning to the present. Exhibits are well laid out in appropriate sections. A lot of the displays are on the first floor and I didn't find a lift t...  more »
  • This was the most amazing museum, it looks small from the outside but inside it just went on and on and in a really good way. Such a lot of history in one building and laid out in a way to keep you wa...  more »
  • Great place to just pop in and catch a glimpse of the city. We didn't spend much time here. But it's free, there's public toilets, it's warm and the 17 minute video outlining and giving a brief insigh...  more »