Museum of Edinburgh

Huntly House, 142 Canongate, Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH8 8DD

This free museum offers a fascinating insight into the history of this famous old city, from day one to present day. Soak up the collection of artefacts, or dress up with replica costumes and show your creative side in the interactive space.

While you are there, don’t miss the museum’s secret courtyard, which is a new feature and full of undiscovered treats.