Welcome to the Museum on the Mound.

Money and so much more.

Opened in 2006, this fascinating museum takes a fresh look at money – and much, much more. Art & design, technology, crime, trade and security – all feature in the story of money. We are open throughout the year and admission is FREE. We look forward to seeing you!

Come along and strike your own replica medieval coin - Friday 1st July to Monday 29th August 2016.

Please note - Museum on the Mound is closed Mondays in July.

Strike It Luck! - Come and strike your own replica coin 2:30pm - 4:00pm

"The Museum on the Mound is the best new museum to have opened in Edinburgh in ages… It's fun. It's free. It's fantastic."


Ian Rankin, best-selling author.