Museum of Childhood

Museum in Old Town

Halfway down the Royal Mile is 'the noisiest museum in the world'. Often filled with the chatter of excited children, it covers serious issues related to childhood – health, education, upbringing etc – but also has an enormous collection of toys, dolls, games and books, recordings of school lessons from the 1930s to modern times, and film of kids playing street games in 1950s Edinburgh.

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