Anatomical Museum

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The Anatomical Museum is usually open to the public on the last Saturday of the month, from 10:00 to 16:00 (last entry 15:30). We are not open during the months of June and July.

At other times the museum is a study space for medical students and there is no visitor access. Please check the ‘Next Open Day’ on this website and our Facebook page for the latest opening news.

There is no charge for entry but donations are welcome. No prior booking required.

Next Open Day

Doors Open Day, Saturday 28th October (10am - 4pm, last entry 3:30pm). Free Entry. No advanced booking is required.

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How to find us

Our address is Doorway 3, Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG.

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There are six flights of stairs up to the museum. The route will be well signposted. There is a lift from the ground floor to the museum and ‘Elephant Foyer’. Staff will be on hand to help visitors who require to use the lift during Open Days.

Wheelchair access

A ramp allows access through Doorway 3 and the lift is through the first doorway on the right. Staff will be on hand to assist wheelchair visitors during Open Days.

Car parking

There are two disabled parking spaces in the courtyard in front of the museum entrance at Doorway 3.


There are toilets including a disabled/easy access toilet on the ground and first floors. Please ask the museum staff for directions.


Due to the law which governs the display of human remains, strictly no photography or filming is permitted in the museum. Please note, under 16s should be accompanied by an adult.  Parents are asked to use their own discretion when deciding to bring younger children to the Anatomical Museum.