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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 1 week ago

    this was really good time I b brought my friend from Bournemouth to see and he loved it and I would definitely come back with my boyfriend as a date

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Emz B
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    When we went the drop ride wasn’t working (no drop in price though) so the tour seemed to literally just end. We were just ushered through to the photos/gift shop randomly. So that was a bit of a let down. The staff were amazing and...More

    Thank EmmieTogneri
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Really dissapointed that the drop ride wasn't working best ending to the whole experience 😔 been before and really liked the drop at the end

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Michelle S
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    It was a pleasant experience. Spooky and interesting. Got to know some fun and cool facts but the actors were a bit hard to understand at points and I feel there is slight room for improvement. But overall had a blast!

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Marko P
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We visited on Saturday with two children under 10. The children were excitedly terrified, but thoroughly enjoyed it. My 9 year old came home and researched all the characters, delighted by the fact they were based on real people. Great fun

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