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Writers' Museum, Edinburgh
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  • The Writers' Museum in Edinburgh is worth visiting when you're interested in literature. It is a really nice and small place which focuses on the writers. You get a feeling of being home and very welc...  more »
  • The Museum revolves around 3 writers of stature of Scottish literary history: Walter Scott, Stevenson and R. Burns. The building itself already worth to be visited. Once inside, you can tour in 30 minutes. It is worth visiting it for a little to these teachers and tb to visit within a beautiful building.
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  • Walking around Edinburgh's many quaint streets we came across this small free museum located off the Royal Mile which is dedicated to Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson. The tin...  more »
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  • This small museum has artifacts and stories from the lives of Scottish writers Robert Burns, Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson. I enjoyed seeing Scott's childhood rocking horse, Burn's sword-cane cane and Stevenson's fishing creel. I really enjoy exploring smaller museums, finding them less intimidating than the large ones.
  • Small and pretty and quite informative. It is a perfect stop to see the handwritten documents of Robert Burns.
  • Free museum in an old mansion tucked away in a square. The view out of the staircase window hasn't changed since 1750. Antiques and collections from Burns, Scott and Stevenson. And its free.
  • Probably one of the most beautiful buildings in Edinburgh. Just off the Royal Mile, it's easy to find, with a wealth of information and history to be learned
  • Interesting little museum located in a historic home. Free to enter, so don't hesitate to stop by.