My children had been to the "bank museum" with granny and grandad before, and when we had a free afternoon in the Easter Holidays, we decided to pop along. The Museum is based under the HQ of what...
Advantages Some fun things, £1 million, free entry
Disadvantages Specialised subject, some tedious displays
The Museum on the Mound is a museum located slap bang in the middle of Edinburgh that is all about money. It tells the history of money, covering everything from crime to the making of it and its crowning glory is the million pounds in real bank notes that you can see in it. Opening Times and Admission Charges Strangely enough for a museum about money, there is no admission charge. This makes it a great option for a cheap afternoon out and an ideal thing to do if the weather isn’t that great. The opening times are: Tuesday to Friday – 10am until 5pm Saturday and Sunday – 1pm until 5pm Holiday ...
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Advantages Free entry, guide books to make more fun for children
Disadvantages Bit claustrophic and because it's small can feel busy
My children had been to the "bank museum" with granny and grandad before, and when we had a free afternoon in the Easter Holidays, we decided to pop along. The Museum is based under the HQ of what is now Lloyds Banking Group, which is at the top of the Mound leading between the Royal Mile and Princes Street. You can access it from just after the traffic lights through a basic gate and a walkway which is suitable for anyone with mobility issues.Entry is free and the door was opened by a pleasant guide who offered us maps of the building and showed us into the shop. The staff in the shop gave us ...