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Simpson House

Door open days


Family home and surgery of James Young Simpson who discovered the anaesthetic properties of chloroform in the dining room, now the Discovery Room, in 1847. Now a Church of Scotland centre providing drugs counselling and related services.Sunflower Garden specially set out for children affected by family drug misuse. Music group for children from 14.00-15.00.

Key Information

Building Date: late 18C

Where to find us

  • 52 Queen Street
  • Edinburgh
  • EH2 3NS