Your ticket to Scotland's history
Free admission to Scotland’s top visitor attractions is yours with an Explorer Pass.
Buy an Explorer Pass valid for 3 days or 7 days and visit as many of our properties as you wish within that time – for no additional cost.
A 3-day pass can be used on any 3 days within a 5-day period. A 7-day pass is for any 7 days within a 14-day period. Multiple sites can be visited on any single day. You can visit a specific site only once.
Explorer Pass benefits:
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- Free admission to all 77 of our paid attractions
- Free entry to daytime events
- Fast track entry to Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle
- 20% discount on audio tours at Edinburgh Castle (must be purchased on site).
If you're just visiting one region of Scotland, one of our Regional Explorer Passes could be for you:
When you buy an Explorer Pass online, you’ll receive an email with your pass attached as a PDF. This can be printed and used at any site. You must select the date of your first visit when purchasing a pass online – your pass will become valid from this date.
You can also buy an Explorer Pass in person at the first property you visit.
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Download the Explorer Pass leaflet and map