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Edinburgh Doors Open Days

The Edinburgh Doors Open Day 2017 gives you the chance to discover some of Edinburgh’s most unique and interesting buildings which are normally closed to the public. Across the weekend you can visit these fantastic sites across the city, completely free of charge.

John Knox House Exterior Landscape Credit Davide Panzeri 736

[Image: Davide Panzeri]

Open the door on Edinburgh's hidden gems

Now in its 27th year, the Edinburgh Doors Open Days are fast becoming one of the city's favourite free days out. This is your chance to explore some of Edinburgh's most important buildings. Many venues will offer behind the scenes tours, talks or exhibitions to bring the history of these monumental buildings to life.

Iconic venues that have previously taken part include: 

- Canongate Kirk
- John Knox House
- Mansfield Traquair
- The Royal Observatory of Edinburgh
- General Register House
- Lothian Buses Central Depot
- Merchants Hall
- St Andrew's House
- Parliament House

See the full list of venues when the programme becomes available on Doors Open Days website

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