Christmas and Hogmanay Opening Times

Don’t get bored by endless Christmas TV and unwanted Christmas jumpers – The Real Mary King’s Close is only closed on Christmas Day.  Once you have recovered from your festive excesses, it’s then time to celebrate the coming of a New Year with extended opening times at the Close!  

Opening times are as follows….

  • December 23rd – 10am – 4pm (last tour) (tours every 40 minutes)
  • Christmas Eve – 10am – 4pm (last tour) (tours every 40 minutes)
  • Christmas Day – Closed
  • Boxing Day – 10am – 4pm (last tour) (tours every 40 minutes)
  • December 27th – 10am – 5pm (last tour) (tours every 20 minutes)
  • December 28th- 10am – 9pm (last tour) (tours every 20 minutes)
  • December 29th – 10am – 9pm (last tour) (tours every 20 minutes)
  • December 30th- 10am – 9pm (last tour) (tours every 20 minutes)
  • December 31st – 10am – 5pm (last tour) (tours every 20 minutes)
  • January 1st – 10am – 9pm (last tour) (tours every 20 minutes)
  • January 2nd – 10am – 9pm (last tour) (tour every 20 minutes)
  • January 3rd onwards – Normal opening hours resume

As always if you would like to guarantee your place on a tour, pre-booking is recommended, especially over the busy Hogmanay period, so please Book Online.

We look forward to welcoming you and wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!