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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 4 weeks ago

    I have previously visited the York and Warwick Castle Dungeons. I think that Edinburgh is the best so far. It feels like Edinburgh's Dungeon is a lot bigger which means there are several 'rides' for want of a better word, and more effort is put...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank sc99cs
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We decided we had to do the dungeons as had never done them. I thought it was real dungeons so was surprised it was all actors and sets etc but really enjoyed it. Some actors were just brilliant! Few small rides and surprises which was...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank OrangeOrchid2015
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    took wife and kids to see this and thought it was brilliant, the actors were excellent aswel, pretty scary at times loved it

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank burdy09
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I love this place. I never expected to be laughing as much as I did nor did I expect to be jumping out of my skin as much as I did. The acting by the characters was fantastic and really set the atmosphere up for...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Al D
    edinburghdungeon, Marketing Manager at The Edinburgh Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    We'll get the nappies ready! We love a willing (or even, unwilling) volunteer - glad your breeks barely made it oot alive!

    Reviewed 9 August 2019

    So out of all of the Dungeons, this has been the number one that I've always wanted to do because of a mixture of things. Firstly the history but also the length of it and its exciting originality to it with characters such as Burke...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Daniel F
    edinburghdungeon, Marketing Manager at The Edinburgh Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi Daniel, AMAZING review! Thanks so much - we would love to shower you with gifts, but mostly all we can shower you with is Garde Loo water. And you probably wouldn't enjoy that! We will share with the wider team re some of your...More

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    I genuinely can't remember how many stairs but it wouldn't be accessible by scooter.
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