Information Services

Musical Instrument Museums Edinburgh


About the Museum

Information for visiting the museum, including how to get involved as a volunteer.

The Collection

Information about how to explore the collections including access to the online catalogue and instrument images.

St Cecilia's Hall Redevelopment Project

Originally opened in 1763 , St Cecilia’s Hall is the oldest purpose-built concert hall in Scotland. Currently undergoing major redevelopment, when it reopens in spring 2017 St Cecilia's Hall will be the focal point for early music and historical instruments in Scotland.

What's On

Concerts, special visits, group visits with guided tours and research access

Children and Young Visitors

Families and children of all ages are always welcome at MIMEd. Come and have fun together while learning about the history of musical instruments.


The Reid School of Music offers the MPhil, MSc, and PhD degrees in research and in composition

MIMEd Projects

Information about Current and Completed projects, and MIMEd's involvement in MIMO.


Links to relevant organisations and societies.

Friends of St Cecilia's Hall