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Come along for a light-hearted introduction to the bard and some of his works.
Hear from Thomas Turlis, the Hangman, as he recounts the nature of his profession.
Meet the King as he explains the art of warfare during the late 15th century and see the magnificent armour of the period.
Learn about the medieval weapons and tactics of a Scottish foot soldier.
Meet one of the Kings champions of the sword here in Edinburgh Castle.
Find out the part the Grenadiers would play in the history of Edinburgh Castle.
An 18th century prisoner of war relates his story and explain about his life and times to the visitors.
Meet King James V's musician to find out out the instruments he plays and what is expected of him in the royal court.
Come and see how the Scots of the 16th century fought with pikes in schiltrons and have a go yourself.
Find out more about the architect, Robert Lorimer,
Meet the lowly servant who has had to learn how to use a cannon very quickly.
Meet a Jacobite prisoner, his redcoat captor and learn of their shared common upbringing in the highlands.