EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - FEBRUARY 01: The National Museum of Fire, on February 01, 2023, in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Scates / SNS Group)


In this section you will find how to get to the museum and what to expect when you arrive. Please use the information provided to help plan your visit: opening times, directions, tours, accessibility and frequently asked questions.

Entry to the museum is FREE

A £3 suggested donation is welcomed. No advanced booking required for individuals and small groups. Please note that some events and activities may incur a fee and require prior booking, this will be clearly advertised.

Opening Times

The museum is Open Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 4pm. Closed Sunday to Monday

We will be closed from 12 December 2023 to 10 February 2024 for the Christmas to New Year period. Please note we will not respond to emails and telephone calls during that time. The museum reopens on Tuesday 13 February 2024.