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The Edinburgh Dungeon

31 Market Street, Edinburgh EHI IQB, Scotland
+44 131 240 1001
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The Edinburgh Dungeon is a unique visitor attraction that brings together an amazing cast of theatrical actors, special effects, stages, scenes and rides in a truly unique and exciting walk-through experience that you see, hear, touch, smell and feel. It's hilarious fun and sometimes a bit scary. Your 80-minute journey will take you through 500 years of Scotland's darkest history. Guided by a full cast of actors, you and your companions walk through The Dungeon, moving from show to show. Shows are based on real Scottish history, minus the boring bits! WINNER OF SCOTLAND'S BEST VISITOR ATTRACTION 2014 AT THE SCOTTISH ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“boat ride” (394 reviews)
“great fun” (402 reviews)
“sawney bean” (103 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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31 Market Street, Edinburgh EHI IQB, Scotland
Princes Street and Gardens
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+44 131 240 1001
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"boat ride"
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"great fun"
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"sawney bean"
in 103 reviews
"drop ride at the end"
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"scary fun"
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"their roles"
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"green lady"
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"audience participation"
in 104 reviews
"special effects"
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"burke and hare"
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"well worth the money"
in 83 reviews
"great attraction"
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"rainy day"
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"scottish history"
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"scares"
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"characters"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Family with teenager and 8 year old. No queue, excellent actors, enjoyable 1 1/2 hours. My 8 year old was scared throughout but wants to return again!! To improve..something for young children to do who cannot go on ride due to height?

Thank Gra_legend
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you don’t like the pitch black this is not the place for you. Went through in groups and audience participation was required. A real mix of activities and rides. We opted out of the photos at the start of the visit which you can...More

Thank Kathryn S
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I do not get scared very easily, however saying that the Sawney Bean boat ride is a scary attraction indeed. having been to the London dungeons my family and I had high hopes for the same high standards--we were not disappointed. Not knowing much about...More

Thank Demi S
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Actors were good fun (in a scary sort of way). A few parts where it was so dark it was genuinely difficult to see where you were going. Used Tesco vouchers for entrance - easy process.

Thank sec1960
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I thought it would be a museum about old stuff but pleasantly surprised it was really good. 5 year old a little scared but 8 and 10 year old loved it Really worth the money Though parking a a nightmare

Thank Kash_ahm
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you have been to the London Dungeons, this is near enough the same, but with a Scottish twist. Still worth a go, especially when it’s cold outside!

Thank Sheila L
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went to edinburgh dungeons was a bit of a wait but once ur in the fun starts ! The judge gives u your crime and then u travel to next part and so on ! I felt very cramped and there was a couple of...More

Thank nikkib1968
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Recommend - it is the best couple of hours ever. So much fun - Highly recommend. Would happily pay and do this a second time.

Thank montymp1
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A great experience for all ages. Plenty of humour and fun interactions between the “characters” and those on the tour. Definitely worth going to however as an adult I felt some of the scary parts were anti climactic. However as a family day out I...More

Thank kiddy1221
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Never been before so wasn’t really sure what to expect but it really is a great day out although my boyfriend and I were picked on a lot hahaha. a few parts were slightly less scary than we were expecting at the time which let...More

Thank Ellie C
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Jesskinder2005
15 December 2017|
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Response from ctrailriders1 | Reviewed this property |
We had a 10 year old in our group and although he was a little apprehensive at first, he loved it. The drop isn't that far.
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Teaser19
14 October 2017|
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Response from ljbunny | Reviewed this property |
Most rooms!
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wirraljojo
10 October 2017|
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Response from ljbunny | Reviewed this property |
It is a drop ride as it says but is optional.
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