Scottish Storytelling Centre

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43-45 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1SR 43-45 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1SR Directions
Today 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Closed All Hours
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A medieval building dating back to 1470, John Knox House is Edinburgh's only surviving structure of its type. Equipped with an audio guide, visitors can explore the house associated with The Scottish Reformation, which led to civil war and the abdication of Mary, Queen of Scots. Guests will hear about the house's famous inhabitants including John Knox, a clergyman and writer, and James Mosman – jeweller and goldsmith to Mary, Queen of Scots – as well as the intruder-deterring tricks and traps, and The Oak Room's veiled devil.

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Report | 11 hours ago
Excellent and informative building to update your history knowledge.
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Report | 11 days ago
Excellent cafe attached
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Report | a month ago
Not a lot to see, can be in and out in 30 minutes.
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Report | a month ago
Very interesting place.
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Report | 2 months ago
Extremely enjoyable trip out on a quiet weekday in winter in the High Street. Very interesting and easily readable information boards in the John Knox Centre and pleasant cafe and facilities in the Storytelling Centre next door.
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Report | 2 months ago
Very interesting. Enjoyed,but would have liked more interaction, perhaps to sit and listen to a video or DVD. However, learnt a lot.
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Report | 2 months ago
Educational and well presented!
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Report | 3 months ago
John Knox's House is great for those with an interest in Scottish history. It is well set out with a lot of interesting exhibits. It's probably more for adults than children as it's quite a static museum but really enjoyable.
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Report | 3 months ago
Discovered lots of history about John Knox that I didn't know. Laid out very well and easy to follow the story
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Report | 4 months ago
Very interesting, big part of Scottish history.
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