Culture Vultures, Family Friendly, First Timers, Night Hawks
The Edinburgh Dungeon is a 70-minute, interactive walk-through experience using live actors, theatrical sets, spectacular special effects, and thrilling rides to bring 1000 years of Edinburgh and Scottish history to life.
The Edinburgh Dungeon is the ultimate, immersive underground journey through Edinburgh’s darkest history. A cast of over 30 professional actors brings the city’s murky past to life who will show you scary fun live shows, theatrical sets, and thrilling rides. This is not just hugely entertaining and thrilling; additionally, it’s historical and educational. The perfect attraction for families, friends, or couples.
You will visit 11 amazingly different chambers on your underground adventure. Along the way, you will meet the many historical characters from Edinburgh’s history.
The Edinburgh dungeon tour will start at the Courtroom and escaping a Witches Judgement; you’ll visit a Torcher Chamber after that, you will take the Gallow Boat Ride through the pitch black of night. Call into Cannibal’s Cave to be greeted by Sawney Bean before you get an up-close and personal demonstration in the Anatomy Theatre. Survive serial killers Burke & Hare and take a trip down Mary King’s Close (reconstruction). Learn about the Castle Ghosts in addition to a ride on the Grassmarket Gallows before finding your way through the Edinburgh Vaults and back to the surface safe and sound in the present day.
Why not visit the Edinburgh Dungeon for an iconic Edinburgh experience?
No under 5s, 5-8yrs must be with an adult.