Location and places to stay and eat

The British Microtubule Meeting will be held in Edinburgh, at the centrally located National Scottish Museum, Chambers Street, on the 27th April 2020.


Getting to the Museum entrance

The entrance is at the back of the museum on Lothian Road. From Chambers street, follow West College street and turn right onto Lothian Street.


Getting to Edinburgh and the museum

  • by Train

The nearest train station is Waverley Train Station. it is a 5 minute walk away from the Museum.

  • by Air

Edinburgh International Airport has regular scheduled services to many UK and International destinations.

You can catch an airport bus that will drop you off in the city centre or take a taxi direct to the Scottish National Museum.

  • by Car

Follow signs to the city centre. Pay and display parking is available on Chambers Street and off-street parking nearby at NCP Quartermile. Further information on parking can be found at www.edinburgh.gov.uk/parking.







  • Places to stay

Pollock Halls offer rooms at competitive price. 


There are also many bed&breakfast hotels on Minto Street, all very nice.  


  • Places to eat 

Restaurants close to the museum: 

The Outsider, scottish bistro (http://www.theoutsiderrestaurant.com)

Vittoria italian restaurant (http://vittoriagroup.co.uk/#vob_aboutus/)  

Close to Pollock Halls, a nice gasto-pub Salisbury Arms (http://www.thesalisburyarmsedinburgh.co.uk) and a great cafe Apiary restaurant (http://apiaryrestaurant.co.uk)

Mother India cafe (http://www.motherindia.co.uk)


For drinks only, the old medical school converted into a pub: The Royal Dick (https://www.google.co.uk/maps/search/summerhall+bar/@55.939965,-3.181581,18z)