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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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Hours Today: 10:00 - 19:00
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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a brilliant visit to the Edinburgh Dungeon; both adults & children (11, 9) enjoyed it equally. It made us all jump & it made us all laugh. The actors are great. Good value for money if you book in advance online. Highly recommended.

Thank Kate D
Reviewed yesterday

If your looking for somewhere to take children of suitable age the dungeons is very good value, takes about 1-2hrs , kids are 11 & 13 thoroughly enjoyed, plenty laughs for the adults too. Overall good entertainment,couple of scary rides & tours throughout dungeons.

Thank Joan G
Reviewed yesterday

OK - its a bit of a typical tourist trap, and after we found out we could get major discounts from the Train Ticket office literally right next door, we decided to try it. However, I would say in retrospewct that while adults will probably...More

Thank markI5153NG
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A 'must do' attraction when in Edinburgh! It's a great 90 minute walk through show with lots of jumps and scares. The actors are all really good and get you involved from the beginning. Deffinatley recommend it!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really well laid out & thought through & planned by the hosts. A great experience & highly recommend.

Thank EcclestnFamily
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Booked tickets on the internet so we could guarantee a timed entry and avoid the queues. It's an 70 minute show which is full of everything. Laughs, over acting (which was brilliant) and scares!! It involves some good humoured interaction between the actors and the...More

Thank FIGSgolftour
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was a really fun activity to do! The story/theme was fun and engaging and the actors clearly knew what they were doing to make sure the tour got the most out of the experience! The staff dealt with a heckling, irritating, drunk women calmly...More

Thank jforster1988
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this very interesting all made it more interesting but would say if you have a bad back don't do the last ride as you will definitely hurt more but part from that well enjoyed and would go back

Thank Helen J
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our waiter recommended this, so we went on the spur of the moment. There were no queues in the late afternoon. It was more funny than scary. I wouldn't bring younger elementary age children. There is fake blood and 'comic violence.' I was expecting something...More

Thank Deb F
Reviewed 4 days ago

It was terrifying as I expected. Being a person who is literally afraid of everything I had to close my ears and eyes for the most part. But being there with a big group of people was a bonus and being able to laugh at...More

Thank Agnia N
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stephaniejane1986
19 August 2017|
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Response from Kelle A | Reviewed this property |
honestly I don't know as only bought standard package however if you buy 2* Vip, I would assume you would each get a picture and a guidebook.
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Sue O
20 June 2017|
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Response from Francesca D | Property representative |
Hi there, You get exactly the same experience whatever time of day you come.Our pricing is tiered to encourage morning visits, as afternoons can get busy (especially at this time of year). Promise you won't be missing out... More
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CheshireMatt
17 May 2017|
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Response from Francesca D | Property representative |
Hi there. We don't recommend the Dungeon for children under the age of 8 as it can be quite scary for the little one as it is very dark with a few jump scares and loud noises. However, this is just a guideline and it is... More
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