A Rich Cultural Heritage
The visual arts play an important role in Edinburgh's cultural life, and each year millions of people cross the doorways of museums and galleries spread throughout the city.
The variety is unrivalled and will appeal to all tastes and ages. From National institutions to the smallest private galleries, Edinburgh represents the vibrancy of the whole art community.
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National Galleries of Scotland
The collection of Scottish and international art is among the best in the world, and is housed in five galleries across Edinburgh. They are open daily and entrance is free.
National Museums of Scotland
Discover some of the nation's most precious possessions alongside the everyday objects that throw light on Scotland through the ages.
Cultural City Art Breaks in Edinburgh
Why not combine a visit to the galleries with a luxury stay at a Town House Collection hotel and lose yourself in the perfect cultural short break.
Click here for further information on our Art Lovers Escape.