The Edinburgh Dungeon

  • 31 Market Street, EH1 1DF
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The Edinburgh Dungeon is the city’s top attraction for scary fun, featuring 11 live shows and 2 thrilling underground rides, including Drop Dead: Drop Ride to Doom. This 80-minute experience brings Scotland's murky history to life through live performance and world-class special effects. Meet Cannibal Sawney Bean, Burke and Hare, the Torturer, as well as the Green Lady, Judge Mental and more! So much fun it’s scary

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The venue is dark, with some loud noises which may upset those of a nervous disposition and assistance dogs. There are two rides within the attraction which require the user to transfer un-aided into them. The Drop Ride has various health and safety restrictions which can be viewed on our website.

For guests coming from the Royal Mile, Cockburn Street is a very steep downhill stretch. The alternative is the Scotsman Steps/Fleshmarket Close which have a lot of stairs.

Babes in Arms

Babes in arms policy: Babies are not allowed in the venue

Policy applies to:  Children under 2 years

Please note this may vary per show.