Get the App

Download the Edinburgh 1544 app to explore our reconstruction further. Learn about the capital’s eventful sixteenth-century history, and see recreations of key Edinburgh landmarks as they may have looked in the 1540s.

Key features of the app include:

  • Videos of Edinburgh’s sixteenth-century townscape.
  • Photospheres visualizing the historic appearance of sites on and near the Royal Mile.
  • Interactive hotspots with additional historical information.
  • Location aware guide to link historic and modern landscapes.

Please note, from 1 June 2017 a trailer app giving tasters of the content for two sites (Holyrood Palace and the Netherbow Port) was available. The full app (with a wider range of sites) is being launched on 7 July 2017.

The app is designed for use with Google Daydream, traditional android devices and iOS devices.

To download the app for Google Daydream compatible devices only:
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To download the app for android devices:
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To download the iOS version of the app:
Get it on iOS App Store
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