John Knox House, Museum

John Knox House


Opening hours from 30 April are Fri-Sun 10am-6pm.

John Knox House dates back to 1470, which makes it and Moubray House attached, the oldest, original medieval building surviving on the Royal Mile.

The house is associated with one of the most dramatic and turbulent times in Scottish History – The Scottish Reformation – which resulted in the outbreak of civil war and the abdication of Mary, Queen of Scots.

More information available here.

About your Booking & Visit:

John Knox House is a self-guided tour (approximately 45min -1hr). We have both written and audio guides available for download via QR code on arrival. A small number of physical copies of our written guide are available in large print and other languages at Reception.

Coronovarius Safety Procedures:

To ensure your safety we will be limiting visitors to one household per 1hr slot. To secure a time slot please add one ticket to your basket and pay a £5 deposit.

This deposit will be deducted from your groups admission fee which is to be paid on arrival at the John Knox House.

If you have a Voucher or Edinburgh Pass please call us to book your time slot. Please have your voucher code or pass details to hand when you call.

Your details will be kept for the purpose of the NHS Test & Protect campaign and be deleted after 21 days.To cancel your booking and qualify for a full refund please get in touch 48 hours before your booking.

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    Scottish Storytelling Centre

    43-45 High St, Edinburgh

    EH1 1SR

    0131 556 9579

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