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The Royal Scottish Academy of Art and Architecture
The Mound, Edinburgh, EH2 2EL
Tel: 0131 225 6671
Fax: 0131 220 6016

Office hours
Mon to Fri 9:30 – 5pm

Gallery opening hours
Mon to Sat 10 – 5pm, Sun 12 – 5pm

By Bus – All City Centre/Princes Street buses pass the Royal Scottish Academy.

By Train – The Royal Scottish Academy is a few minutes’ walk from Waverley Station. Take the Waverley Bridge exit, and walk the short distance through Princes Street Gardens.

By Car – Follow routes for City Centre and City Centre Attractions. There is no car park at the gallery, and very limited on-street parking near the venue. We recommend that you park your car in one of the many City Centre car parks instead.

Access – Disabled access is to the rear of the Royal Scottish Academy Building, between the RSA and the National Gallery. The RSA is also accessible by lift through the National Gallery of Scotland’s Weston Link complex on Princes Street Gardens.


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73 Belford Road
Office hours
Mon to Fri 9.30 – 5pm
Visits by appointment onlyThe RSA collections are housed in the Dean Gallery, 15 minutes walk from Princes Street. From the West End of Princes Street walk along Shandwick Place before turning right onto Palmerston Place. Follow Palmerston Place down onto Belford Road and across the bridge. The galleries are a short walk further along Belford Road.By Bus – The Lothian Buses no. 13 service stops outside the Dean Gallery.

By Train – The Dean Gallery is a few minutes’ walk from Haymarket Station. Follow Palmerston Place down onto Belford Road and across the Bridge. The galleries are a short walk further along Belford Road.

By Car – The Dean Gallery has a free car park, with disabled parking facilities.

Access – The RSA collections have full disabled access. Wheelchair access to the Dean Gallery is from the car park at the rear entrance. Near this entrance is a specially adapted toilet and lift and all parts of the building are accessible by wheelchair.

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