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The Writers' Museum

Lady Stairs House, Lady Stairs Close, Lawnmarket, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, EH1 2PA

The Writers' Museum

Lady Stairs House, Lady Stairs Close, Lawnmarket, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, EH1 2PA

The Writers´ Museum is dedicated to Scotland´s great literary figures - Robert Burns (1759-1796), Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) and Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1895). On display is a collection of manuscripts, first editions, portraits and personal items that include Burns´ writing desk and Scott´s chessboard. In the adjacent Makars´ Court, which takes its name from the Scots word for a writer or poet, commemorative flagstones celebrate the work of Scottish writers from the 14th century to the present day. Other prominent Scottish writers are featured in the museum®s temporary exhibition programme.

Information on The Writers' Museum , Lady Stairs House , Lady Stairs Close , Lawnmarket, Edinburgh

Opening Times: All Year, Mon-Sat 10:00-17:00, Sun 12:00-17:00 in Aug only.
Admission: Free. Donations are welcome
Child Friendly:  Children of all ages welcome
Dog Friendly: No
Location: Located in Edinburgh City.
Facilities: Shop

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