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John Knox House Museum

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Owner description: Dating back to 1470, and now incorporated into the Scottish Storytelling Centre, John Knox House is one of Scotland's... more » Owner description: Dating back to 1470, and now incorporated into the Scottish Storytelling Centre, John Knox House is one of Scotland's greatest cultural treasures and is associated with the most dramatic events in Scotland's turbulent history. Located in The Netherbow, the halfway point in the Royal Mile and the site of Edinburgh's medieval gateway, the House was the home of James Mossman, goldsmith to Mary Queen of Scots, and became known as the final residence of John Knox, the Protestant reformer.On three floors, the exhibition highlights the building's... Read More
Owner description: Dating back to 1470, and now incorporated into the Scottish Storytelling Centre, John Knox House is one of Scotland's... more » Owner description: Dating back to 1470, and now incorporated into the Scottish Storytelling Centre, John Knox House is one of Scotland's greatest cultural treasures and is associated with the most dramatic events in Scotland's turbulent history. Located in The Netherbow, the halfway point in the Royal Mile and the site of Edinburgh's medieval gateway, the House was the home of James Mossman, goldsmith to Mary Queen of Scots, and became known as the final residence of John Knox, the Protestant reformer.On three floors, the exhibition highlights the building's beautiful craftsmanship and the stories of its famous inhabitants. Come close to the most dramatic conflicts in Scotland's history. Stand where they stood and hear the drama in their own words.The original Netherbow bell, cast in 1621, and a carved stone plaque from the Port (or Gate) have been reinstated in the Storytelling Centre's bell tower. Opening timesMonday- Saturday 10am-6pmThe House is open on Sundays from 12pm -6pm in July and AugustAdmission pricesAdult - £4.25 Concession - £3.75 Children over 7 - £1.00 Children under 7 - Free « less
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