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The Edinburgh Dungeon Entrance Ticket

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    What to Expect
    Make your way to the Edinburgh Dungeon. As you enter, allow yourself to be wrapped up in the grisliest events of Scotland’s long history. Live actors greet you at every turn, reenacting disturbing histories such as the botched hanging of Maggie Dickson and Dr. Knox’s gruesome anatomy theater. Come face-to-face with Sawney Bean, arguably the world’s most infamous cannibal – but try to keep your head (and your limbs) and not end up on the chopping block.

    As you make the approximately 60-minute walk through the dungeons, experience highlights of Scotland’s horrible history through exceptional stages and special effects. Rile at the smells and sights of the plague and learn about the notorious ghosts in Scotland's haunted capital.

    Cap off your visit with a heart-stopping experience on the Drop Dead ride. Then test your nerves as you become a victim at the gallows in Grassmarket. At the mercy of the hangman, experience the final moments of terror as the floor falls out from under you.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Edinburgh Dungeon
    Departure Time
    4/1/2019 - 3/31/2020Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    • Entrance to Edinburgh Dungeon
    • Entry/Admission - The Edinburgh Dungeon
    • Guide book
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Hotel pickup and drop off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • This attraction is not recommended for those of a nervous disposition or very young children.
    • Please present a paper copy of this voucher. Electronic vouchers cannot be accepted.
    • Children 5 years and under will not be admitted to the Dungeon.
    • Children (5-15) must be accompanied by an adult (16 or over)
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    All reviews boat ride great attraction their roles fun experience sawney bean drop ride at the end pictures taken younger crowd scared to death great fun jump scares minute tour special effects burke and hare a lot of fun mary queen of scots scottish accent
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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Took my 8 year old daughter to visit. To be honest didnt realise how scary and dark it would be, she coped but was pleased to get out into the gift shop lol We had a bit of a wait to get into the dungeon...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank VwT4family
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I want to say first the actors and rooms were fine but we booked for a hen party private tour expecting a little bit of a fuss for the hen however they didn’t even acknowledge her. It was expensive for the experience we had and...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Meldar75
    edinburghdungeon, Marketing Manager at The Edinburgh Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

    Hi Meldar, thanks for leaving a detailed review. We'd love to pick this up with you directly, if you want to contact the management team edinburgh.dungeon@merlinentertainments,biz with the date and time of your visit and we will see what we can do to remedy this...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We went with friends to this attraction. Was a bit apprehensive as to how frighting it might be but no need to worry as although there were some jumpy bits, it was great fun. Well worth a visit.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Susan C
    edinburghdungeon, Marketing Manager at The Edinburgh Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

    We love it when friend recommendations pay off. Not that we'd know what that's like. We don't have any friends.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    What a brilliant attraction! We were gonna do the castle but stopped here first & so glad we did! So worth the money 1.5 hours of giggles, jumping out my skin & history! What a combo! The actors were brilliant especially the cannibal boy! The...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank Abbimac1
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I and partner went on this tour on our last day and we loved it. The actors are amazing and clearly, love their job. The price is more than worth it. And it is definitely not for the faint-hearted. We weren't in there 10 mins...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank 928elainei
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    I genuinely can't remember how many stairs but it wouldn't be accessible by scooter.
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