The museum contains the skeletons and other remains from some famous and infamous people from Scottish history including the serial killer William Burke, ‘Bowed’ Joseph and John Howison, the ‘Cramond Murderer’.
Serial killer hanged in 1829 for his part in the West Port murders.
Serial killer who avoided conviction by giving evidence against William Burke in 1829
The Curious Case of the Cramond murderer of 1832
The man who tamed the Edinburgh "Beast"