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Heritage - Further Reading

If you are interested in hearing more about our history and heritage or discussing opportunities please do get in touch! If you want to keep discovering and learning about our heritage then we’ve gathered a few great links.


Edinburgh World Heritage

Edinburgh World Heritage is an independent charity with the aim of ensuring the city’s World Heritage status is a dynamic force for good that benefits everyone. They have developed a timeline of Assembly Rooms Edinburgh as one of their House Histories.

Find the timeline here


They have also developed a fantastic podcast, so you can listen as architect Colin Ross introduces the fascinating history of the Assembly Rooms.

Find the podcast here


Our Town Stories

Edinburgh Library and Information Services have the largest collection of material about Edinburgh in the world including rare or unique items. Their website Our Town Stories tracks Assembly Rooms Edinburgh's history through a slideshow of images and insight, from the 'old' Assembly Rooms to our refurbishment in 2011/12

View the slideshow here 



Canmore contains more than 320,000 records and 1.3 million catalogue entries for archaeological sites, buildings, industry and maritime heritage across Scotland. It is compiled and managed by Historic Environment Scotland. They have a section for Assembly Rooms Edinburgh and a catalogue of related images, architectural notes, plans and more to browse. 

See more here