Panmure House Doors Open Day

  • 02 April 2023 - 02 April 2023
  • Free entry
  • Panmure House

Explore the former home of Adam Smith, the founder of modern economics, during his 300th birthday year.

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Usually unavailable for public viewing, this is a rare opportunity to see the Edinburgh home of Adam Smith, the Scottish economist and philosopher who was a key figure during the Scottish Enlightenment.

Built in the 17th century, Smith lived here from 1778 to 1790 and entertained leading figures of the time including Robert Adam, Edmund Burke, Adam Ferguson and James Hutton.

Visitor will be able to see the room where Smith completed the Wealth of Nations and view a selection of his personal items.

Taking place on one day only, this self-guided tour runs from 10am until 4pm on Sunday 02 April. It is free to attend and non-ticketed.

Panmure House is located at 4 Lochend Close, just off the Royal Mile, in the heart of Edinburgh’s UNESCO World Heritage site. The House is equipped with internal and external lifts – visitors who require use of the external lift are requested to contact the venue in advance.

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