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Lifelong learners can find exciting avenues for study courtesy of our historic places, collections and University of Edinburgh partnership.

Adults can find exciting avenues for lifelong learning courtesy of our collections and sites. We also offer formal adult learning opportunities through our links with the University of Edinburgh.

Open Studies courses at Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle provides a particularly special setting for a number of Open Studies courses run by the University of Edinburgh.

As part of an ongoing partnership, our Education Suite hosts various part-time courses and summer schools for the University. Entry to the castle is included in course fees.

Find out more about Open Studies courses on the University of Edinburgh website.

You may be interested in talks and guided walks delivered through our events programme.

You may also be interested in conservation skills and training.

Learn how to access our archives and collections.