Tickets for The Scotch Whisky Experience - Silver Tour

A barrel of Scotch fun in the world of whisky

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Overview
Opening hours
Today:  10:00 - 17:00
Monday:  10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday:  10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday:  10:00 - 17:00
Thursday:  10:00 - 17:00
Friday:  10:00 - 17:00
Saturday:  10:00 - 17:00
Duration
Approx. 50 minutes
Highlights
  • Go on a barrel car ride and learn about Scotch whisky history and production. Afterwards you won't be an expert, but you will be able to talk like one
  • Get a specially designed whisky tasting glass and sample single malts or blended Scotch whiskys
  • See amazing views of the south side of Edinburgh from the McIntyre Gallery
Description

Talk about a barrel of fun! Take a sensory trip into all things whisky, right in the heart of Edinburgh. Learn about Scotch whisky production on a barrel car ride, taste a dram, get a specially designed whisky tasting glass, and visit the World’s Largest Collection of Scotch Whisky!

Scotch whisky production is a mystery no more, thanks to this tour through a replica distillery on Edinburgh's Royal Mile.

A barrel car ride whisks you through the history and production process with your enthusiastic guide, who will help you sniff out the perfect whisky to suit your tastes.

Experience The World’s Largest Collection of Scotch Whisky - there are 3500 individual bottles here, and you'll learn about the aromas and flavours in your chosen dram of single malt or blended Scotch whisky. Your whisky expert will uncover the history, mystery, and romance of Scotland’s best-known export.

After choosing one of 6 different whiskies to sample, you can soak up sensational views over Edinburgh from the McIntyre Gallery – the perfect end to a perfectly Scotch experience.

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Ticket features
Instant ticket delivery
Smartphone tickets accepted
What's included
Audio guide in 20 languages
Crystal whisky tasting glass (adults, seniors and students tickets)
A dram of Scotch whisky (Irn-Bru available for under 18s)
Instructions

Show your smartphone ticket at the reception of Scotch Whisky Experience. Please make sure to be there at least 5 minutes before your chosen timeslot.

Changing or cancelling your ticket
  • Cancellations are not possible for this ticket
  • Changes are not possible for this ticket
Venue
Address
The Scotch Whisky Experience
354,Castlehill, EH1 2NE, Edinburgh
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Audio guide
In 20 languages, including subtitles for 6 European languages
Reviews
Aug 8, 2019
Really fun, even for the non-whiskally informed or inclined.
Aug 7, 2019
Very informative presentation about whisky distillery done in a fun way.
Jul 22, 2019
Very informative, multi-sensory experience. Each section was interesting and questions were answered comprehensively.
Jul 18, 2019
Very fun experience learning about the process of making whisky. Amazing store at the end of the tour!
Jul 13, 2019
So easy to order tickets and have everything on your phone. Highly recommend.
Jul 11, 2019
It was a ‘ok’ tour - I probably wouldn’t have paid to go on the tour if I have learned more about the tour before hand!! The Whisky room was impressive but that’s about it.
Jul 10, 2019
Very informative. Our guide was very knowledgeable and made the tour fun.
Jun 16, 2019
The only thing I liked was the plenty botles off whisky they have. The rest do not value the money to the minimum.
Jun 16, 2019
The tour is largely pre-recorded, or otherwise scripted with strict timing. It's not possible to ask the guide to repeat themselves. Disruptive children in the group practically ruined the experience due to this dynamic. Would highly recommend making specific groups for families.
Jun 9, 2019
It was fun. And the tour was available in dutch, which was a supprise. So we did the dutch tour. Everything was clear and well explained. The tasting was fun. You get to pick the taste you think suits you the most. The restaurant (amber) had a good variety of foods and it's cheap (in comparison to other restaurants). Definitely try this!

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