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The Edinburgh Dungeon

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Live actors, theatrical sets and thrilling rides take you on a journey beneath the streets through the dark history of Edinburgh's past.

  • A group of visitors, one sitting in a chair, are being shown a large rusty hooked instrument by one of the performers who is dressed in medieval costume with a white and bloodied face.
  • Two Edinburgh Dungeon  performers


A series of realistic sets provide the backdrop for an interactive journey through Edinburgh's history emphasising gruesome events and including you in a trip through some of the more horrifying aspects of Edinburgh's past. From torture to cannibalism you'll be part of an interactive set where live actors set the scene and tell the story. Special effects and thrilling rides add to the drama.

Special extra adult only late night shows are also available.

Visitors with disabilities and their carers/assistants are welcomed. The facilities have been designed with accessibility in mind however there may be some restrictions for those with mobility issues.

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