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Trinity House

Home to an outstanding collection of maritime memorabilia

Trinity House

Trinity House is the home of the Incorporation of Shipowners and Shipmasters, an organisation dating back to the 14th century.

Successive generations of masters and members of Trinity House have been closely involved in the history and maritime development of Leith. Thomas Brown designed the present Trinity House in 1816 on the site of the medieval mariner's hospital.

An outstanding collection of maritime memorabilia inside an elegant Georgian house.

Guided tours by appointment only. For more information call 0131 554 3289.

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Find out more about Trinity House at www.trinityhouseleith.org.uk


Highlights

  • The magnificent Convening Room – running the entire length and breadth of the upper floor and a Pandora’s Box of maritime memorabilia.
  • Raeburn’s painting of Admiral Duncan – a naval masterpiece.
  • The Master’s Room – a cosy room, still retaining its Georgian fixtures and furnishings.

Location

Region – Edinburgh and the Lothians
Postcode: EH6 6BJ

Opening arrangements

All year (except weekends and Christmas / New Year holidays)
January to December, Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri,

Admission prices

FREE admission, donations welcome

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22 December 2014

Ruth Nicol: Three Rivers Meet

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Christmas Lunches at Stirling Castle

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Tales and Traditions of a Victorian Christmas

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