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Victorian Schoolroom

Door open days

28 September 2019 (11:00 - 16:00)

29 September 2019 (11:00 - 16:00)


Inside the History of Education Centre is a fully functioning Victorian classroom with wooden desks, blackboards, finger-stocks, and the tawse, as well as a museum room full of Victoriana including a kitchen range and a variety of household items, most of which can be handled. Enjoy a Victorian-style lesson in the classroom and explore the exhibitions and household and other items in the museum room.

Key Information

A 20 minute Victorian-style lesson, given at regular intervals throughout the day, will teach you about the British Empire in Victorian times and how it impacted on school and home life.

Where to find us

  • (in the grounds of Leith Walk Primary School)
  • 9 Brunswick Road
  • Edinburgh
  • EH7 5NG