We re-open on July 18th! Please read our ‘know before you go’ guidelines to ensure a safe and enjoyable visit

Real Mary King's Close Bookings

Opening Times & Prices

Opening hours

From July 18th, we will be open 7 days a week from 10am.

To ensure a safe and enjoyable visit, we have made some changes to the tours and are asking everyone to book online in advance. Read our know before you go guidelines for more information.

Please note, opening and closing times vary seasonally.


To guarantee entry on the date and at the time of your choice, and to enable us to comply with government guidelines, we ask that you buy your tickets online in advance.

Ticket Type Online Price
(Guarantee your slot and save £1 per ticket!)
Walk-up Price
(On the day, subject to availability)
Adult £16.95 £17.95
£14.95 £15.95
(with valid student ID)
£14.95 £15.95
(5 – 15 years)*
£10.25 £11.25

* Please note that the tour is not suitable for children under 5 years of age for safety reasons, therefore no child under 5 years will be admitted.

Due to the historic nature of the attraction, please review our access statement prior to booking your tour.


Find out the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions here.

How To Find Us

The Real Mary King’s Close, given its underground nature, can be a little difficult to find!

The Real Mary King's Close
2 Warriston's Close
High Street
Edinburgh EH1 1PG 0131 225 0672
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