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Edinburgh and the Lothians Sights

National Library of Scotland

  • George IV Bridge Map It
  • Old Town
  • Library/Archive

Updated 10/11/2013

Fodor's Review

Founded in 1689, the library has a superb collection of books and manuscripts on the history and culture of Scotland, and also mounts regular exhibitions. Genealogists investigating family trees come here, and amateur family sleuths will find the staff helpful in their research.

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George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH1 1EW, Scotland

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Mon., Tues., Thurs., and Fri. 9:30–8:30, Wed. 10–8:30, Sat. 9:30–1. Exhibitions weekdays 10–8, Sat. 10–5, Sun. 2–5

Updated 10/11/2013


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