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 First Tour Last Tour
November (weekday) 10.15am 5.30pm
November (weekend) 10.15am 9pm
November (Sunday) 10.15am 5.30pm
December – March (Sun – Thurs) 10.15am 5.30pm
December – March (Fri – Sat) 10.15am 9pm
8th February – 23rd February 10am 9pm
Summer First Tour Last Tour
July – August 9.30am (*Children’s Tour 9am) 9.45pm
Autumn First Tour Last Tour
September 10am 9pm
October 10.15am 9pm


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
Family (2 Adult + 2 Children) £43.50

* 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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