Museum of Childhood

42 High Street, Edinburgh,EH1 1TG

Don’t be fooled by the name – this gem is not just for the kids! The whole family can explore the 21 rooms and more than 2,000 items, games and toys from throughout the decades.

The museum is located in two historic buildings at South Gray’s Close on the Royal Mile, both of which were built in the 18th Century. It is also the first museum on the planet known to be dedicated to the history of childhood.