The People's Story Museum

Local nameThe People's Story Museum
LocationCanongate, Edinburgh, UK

The People's Story Museum is a museum housed in the historic Canongate Tolbooth, which houses collections telling the story of the working-class people of Edinburgh from the late 18th century to the present day. This is done through use of oral history, reminiscence and written sources.

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Opening hours

Mon - Sat: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sun: noon - 5 p.m. (during the Edinburgh Festival only)


Admission to the museum is free.
Donations are welcomed.

More information and contact


Official Website



Phone +44 131 529 4057

Address 163 Canongate Edinburgh, Midlothian EH8 8BN, UK

Coordinates 55°57'5.361" N -3°10'47.807" E

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