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Georgian House

7 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4DR, Scotland
+44 131 226 3318
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Very interesting

A lovely place to visit and not too taxing! Not far from Prices Street so before you hit the shops... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
DoncasterYorkie
,
Doncaster
Worth a visit

This place has been lovingly restored. The staff are what make it great, full of knowledge about... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Healthtouch
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London
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Fully restored period house.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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7 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4DR, Scotland
West End
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+44 131 226 3318
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A lovely place to visit and not too taxing! Not far from Prices Street so before you hit the shops take a look at the beautiful Gerogian Town House, the guide was extremely knowledgeable and answered all questions. Exceelent.

Thank DoncasterYorkie
Reviewed 4 days ago

This place has been lovingly restored. The staff are what make it great, full of knowledge about the rooms and contents but also full of interesting stories, professional and friendly. You will be enthralled by the place.

Thank Healthtouch
Reviewed 5 days ago

Learnt so much about Georgian life here with the fabulous rooms recreated. The guides in each room were very helpful and knowledgeable. A highlight of our stay. Free for National Trust members.

Thank Irwi
Reviewed 6 days ago

You can appreciate the precious work of the iron of the balconies, the walls and windows. All well preserved.

Thank cristalesavila
Reviewed 1 week ago

A rare treat to find this perfectly preserved Georgian House in the most elegant square of Edinburgh's New Town. The explanatory film and the printed information cards were excellent. But, what made the visit exceptional, was the quality of the the staff. The receptionists were...More

1  Thank Denise C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very classy area of Edinburgh and the Georgian House is a well preserved reminder of how the well-off (rich) had it so easy. But the house had no plumbing ! The volunteers are full of knowledge about the Lamont family and make the visit a...More

Thank Bill K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you've seen Mary King's Close, and you should, then you'll want to contrast that with the history of how the upper crust were living in 16th century Edinburgh. The house turned museum has period furnishing, knowledgeable docents, a short film and even exhibits you...More

Thank GlobalStaci
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a lovely house to look round. There was so much of interest to see and the volunteers were full of knowledge, very friendly and enthusiastic. Can well recommend it.

Thank jenniej29
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to know what it was like living in the 18th century, you must visit this house. Not only is the architecture of the square beautiful (Scottish Prime Minister is a few doors down), it has been beautifully restored. Guides are extremely knowledgeable...More

1  Thank CClarke2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a rainy afternoon in Edinburgh and we were wandering back to our hotel when we came upon this house in a Charlotte Square. We weren't initially sure whether to go in but a lady leaving told us that it was an excellent museum...More

Thank Leh123
Nearby
West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
industrial Britain had their most desirable
neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes.
Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest
citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind
grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel
crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and
sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
...More
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Becky J
how accessible is this with baby in a buggy?
28 May 2017|
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Response from Hastings13 | Reviewed this property |
You would have to leave the buggy in the lobby and carry the baby up many, many stairs.
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Gray S
How much time does a typical visit take?
28 February 2017|
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Response from Kroglund | Reviewed this property |
I spent almost two interesting hours in the Georgian House. Each "department" of the house has a "host" and once you get talking to them....
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