Edinburgh Dungeon

Edinburgh Dungeon

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Book Edinburgh Dungeon tickets for one of the best attractions in Scotland

The perfect rainy day attraction and one of the most exciting attractions in Edinburgh, the Edinburgh Dungeons is a great way to learn about Scotland's deep, dark history - with a twist!

If you're looking for things to do in Edinburgh and thinking you're up for a bit of a thrill, why not pay a visit to the Edinburgh Dungeons?

There's so many things to do and see in The Edinburgh Dungeons

Leave the 21st-century behind when you enter the Edinburgh Dungeon and explore 1000 years of Scottish history, wrapped up into one grand, ancient building:

  • Discover an interactive, jam-packed 70-minute experience
  • Hear eerie noises, smell potent scents and squint through the darkness on this exhilarating adventure
  • Follow the blood-lined pathways to The Torture Chamber, where an ominous, empty chairs await you
  • Learn about the different metal torture tools used on unfortunate souls in the past
  • Watch in fear as one of your friends gets locked up in a cell beside you!
  • Turn the corner to Cannibal's Cave and meet Sawney Bean's family
  • Stick tight to your group as you're surrounded by 16th-century cannibals
  • Escape the dungeons through the mirror maze
  • Feel the spray of water hit your face when you strap into the Drop Dead ride
  • Cling hard to the handle and scream as you face the drop at the Grassmarket Gallows

With an adrenaline-filled, action-packed 70-minutes, The Edinburgh Dungeons is a great day out for families, and one of Edinburgh's most exciting attractions!

Will you make it out alive at the Edinburgh Dungeons?


Edinburgh Dungeon - Standard Entry

Book Edinburgh Dungeons tickets! One of Edinburgh's most popular tourist attractions and a great group activity for friends and families in Scotland!

Available to 22 December 2024
Edinburgh EH1 1DF,
United Kingdom,
United Kingdom EH1 1DF
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How to find us

Address: Edinburgh Dungeon, 31 Market Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1DF

What3Words: groom.river.pipe

By Car:

  • Sadly, there is no parking outside The Edinburgh Dungeons
  • There are NCP Car Parks nearby on Castle Terrace and Holyrood Road

By Train:

  • Waverley Train Station: Two minutes walk away

By Bus:

  • Lothian Buses service well around the area
  • 26, 67, 100, 41, 42, 1, 3, X12, 22, 25, X25, X26, 29, X29, 30, 31, 33, 34, X44, 113
  • Toilets & accessible toilets
  • Parking 
  • Gift Shop
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Public transport accessible

Yes - Edinburgh Dungeon is wheelchair accessible, but the attraction does require wheelchair reservations due to health and safety restrictions.

  • Navigation around the Dungeon is mainly via level pathways - however, there are some areas where the floor surfaces are uneven. 
  • For safety reasons, Edinburgh Dungeons can only accommodate one guest using a wheelchair at a time to ensure an evacuation chair is available to exit the building. 
  • Some guests have to be able to transfer from wheelchair to chair on the stairlift 

To secure availability, please book a wheelchair reservation in advance by emailing [email protected]

The recommended age for this experience is 8 years and above. This is at the discretion of the parent or guardian.

Children under the age of 16 years must be accompanied by an adult 18 years and above.

  • Assistance dogs are welcome in the Edinburgh Dungeon.
  • Please note there are loud noises, mist effects and smells (good and nasty) that may be confusing to assistance animals.
  • For more detailed information please email: [email protected]

The opening times for Edinburgh Dungeons are as follows:

  • Open 7 days a week excluding Christmas Day
  • Opening times vary throughout the year
  • Tours leave approximately every 10-15 minutes
  • Tours last 70 minutes no matter what time you enter

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