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Reid Concert Hall

Door open days


The Reid Concert Hall, built in 1859, is the original home of the Reid School of Music and retains a central role in the musical life of the University, hosting lectures, performances and concerts. The Museum of Instruments is the earliest surviving purpose-built musical museum in the world. It displays objects from the University’s collection including examples from the woodwind, brass, string and percussion families.


Key Information

Architect: David Cousin

Building Date: 1859

ACTIVITIES: information leaflets/notes, visual displays, stewards/volunteers at key points, musical recitals.

Assisted wheelchair access.

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Where to find us

  • Bristo Square
  • Edinburgh
  • EH8 9LJ