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Inside Out Tour: Robert Louis Stevenson

Scottish National Portrait Gallery Meet in the Great Hall
  • Tuesday 3 September, 12:45-1:45pm

Free but ticketed


We consider Robert Louis Stevenson's Edinburgh background and his thoughts on a "picturesque" city." An introductory talk in the Great Hall of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery is followed by a short guided walk in the New Town of Edinburgh. With historian Alastair Learmont. Spaces are limited.

David Watson Stevenson Robert Louis Stevenson, 1850 - 1894. Essayist, poet and novelist 1894 - 1895
Event accessibility

Event accessibility

  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing loop

Gallery facilities

A full accessibility guide is available at

We provide a sensory map of the building to help visitors identify areas with changes in light, smells and noise. It locates seating areas and less crowded, quieter spaces. Printed copies are available from the front desk at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.

  • Information desk
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing loop
  • Accessible toilets
  • Wheelchairs available
  • Public toilets
  • Lockers (£1/£2)
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Buggy park
  • Seating throughout
  • Bike rack

Getting here

Located in the city centre on Queen Street, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery is easy to access.

  • Open daily, 10am-5pm
1 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JD

Our Friends

Our Friends

Friends of the Galleries get free unlimited entry to all exhibitions, and enjoy a wide range of exclusive benefits including early exhibition access, special events and 10% discount in our cafes.

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