Research appointments are available at our collections department from Monday to Friday. Our collections team will be happy to welcome you, but please contact us in advance to check the material you require is available and to book your appointment.



If you have a general enquiry, please contact us by email if possible.

We do not provide valuations or authentications and would advise you to contact a reputable auction house or dealer.


Get in touch

Telephone: 0131 460 9002


Write to: RSA collections, Granton Art Centre, 242 West Granton Road, Edinburgh, EH5 1JA


Make a research enquiry

  • Location


    Royal Scottish Academy Collections Department

    Granton Art Centre

    242 West Granton Road

    Edinburgh, EH5 1JA

    Tel: 0131 460 9002


    Office Hours

    Mon to Fri 9.30am - 5pm


    Please note some staff work on-site and some from home. Please make a research enquiry above, or email for a prompt response.

  • Getting Here

    Getting Here

    By Bus 

    Lothian Bus services 8, 16, 38, 47, 113, and the Airport Skylink 200 bus, all pass nearby Granton Art Centre


    By Train

    You can catch a bus or taxi from Edinburgh Haymarket and Waverley stations to Granton Art Centre


    By Tram

    Not yet! But the Newhaven tram link will take you within half an hour's walk once up and running in 2023.


    By Car

    Granton Art Centre has a small car park for research visitors. As we are on a secure site, your car must be booked in advance with us.



    Granton Art Centre is fully wheelchair accessible and has stair free access to the ramp at the north west corner of the building