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The King's Buildings

Door open days

23 September 2017 (10.00-16.00)


Since its establishment in 1920, the King’s Buildings campus has experienced a vast transformation. Find examples of architectural developments across the site and discover more through guided tours and information panels. Additionally, there are a variety of interactive activities where the whole family can explore cutting-edge scientific research: soft matter, natural history, marine energy, networks, agriculture and much more. Collect a visitors’ map at the corner of West Mains and Mayfield Roads from purple-shirted assistants for further details!

Key Information

Educational and fun activities for the whole family, hands-on exhibits, treasure hunt, orienteering challenge, guided architecture/arts walking tours, and talks with scientists.
Limited wheelchair access.

Where to find us

  • Max Born Crescent
  • West Mains Road
  • Edinburgh
  • EH9 3FG