Find Us

How to Find Us

We are located in the city centre of Edinburgh use the map and directions below to plan your best route.

Address: 1A Dryden Terrace, Edinburgh, EH7 4NB

Car, and Parking 

Paid parking is available on Dryden Terrace and McDonald Road. McDonald Road Community Fire Station parking is reserved for station staff only, we ask that visitors please use on street metered parking if you are travelling by car.  Download the RingGo app to pay for parking using your phone.   


Use the Edinburgh Tram and alight at the McDonald Road stop to reach the museum by foot.


The museum is centrally located an is serviced by many buses. This includes the 7, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16, 25, 36 and 49. You can use Traveline Scotland to plan your full journey.


The nearest station is Edinburgh Waverley which is 1 mile from the museum and Haymarket Station is 2 miles.  You can plan your journey using ScotRail.


The nearest bike rack is located at the corner of McDonald Rd and Hopetoun St (opposite Dryden Terrace).

You can use CycleStreets to plan your journey to the museum.