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In Search Of Burke and Hare

Date(s): 26 January 2018 - 27 January 2018

Time: 7pm-9.30pm

Cost: £9/£7 concessions

Age Restrictions: 14+

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120Px Burke

Follow in the footsteps of Scotland’s most notorious serial killers Burke and Hare with Surgeons’ Hall Museums. Led by renowned Burke and Hare murders expert John Baxter, you will be guided around the darkened streets of Edinburgh, learning chilling facts at every turn as you visit locations key to the story of the West Port Murders.


Following the tour, guests are invited to spend time exploring the Nationally Significant Collections at Surgeons’ Hall Museums which feature unique exhibits relating to Burke and Hare.


Please note that this is a walking tour and will involve being outdoors. Please dress appropriately.

Tours will take place on Friday 26th & Saturday 27th January, starting and finishing at the Museums.  

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