Please note, the Real Mary King’s Close is closed until further notice. Click here for more information.

Real Mary King's Close Bookings

Opening Times & Prices

Opening hours

The Real Mary King’s Close is open seven days per week, closing only on Christmas Day.

Opening and closing times vary seasonally :

Winter/Spring First Tour Last Tour
1st-28th March (Sun-Thu) 10:15 16:30
1st-28th March (Fri & Sat) 10:15 16:30
29th-31st March (School Holidays) 10:15 16:30
1st-28th April (Mon-Thu) (School Holidays) 09:30 21:00
1st-28th April (Fri, Sat & Sun) (School Holidays) 09:30 21:15
29th April-31st May (Mon-Thu) 10:15 21:00
1st-31st May (Fri & Sat) 10:00 21:00
1st-30th June (Mon-Thu) 10:15 21:00
1st-30th June (Fri & Sat) 10:00 21:00
1st-31st July (School Holidays) 09:00 21:45

Please read: A polite reassurance to our guests regarding Covid-19 (coronavirus)


To guarantee entry on the date and at the time of your choice, you must buy your tickets online in advance. If you are visiting today, please call 0131 225 0672 to check availability.

Adult  £16.50
Senior (60+) £14.25
Student (with valid student ID) £14.25
Child (5 – 15 years)* £9.95

* 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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