• Doors Open Day at Dovecot
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This year, we are throwing open our doors again as part of Edinburgh Doors Open Day and welcome all to browse our tapestry and rug collection on the Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony, catch the end of our Bernat Klein and Kwang Young Chun exhibitions, join a Tapestry Tour at 2pm and marvel at the beauty of our restored Victorian Swimming Baths building. Access to our building and all exhibitions is free.

Doors Open Day is your chance to explore some of Edinburgh’s architecturally and culturally significant buildings – all for free. From heritage landmarks to the city’s newest architecture, Doors Open Day offers free access to properties that are either not usually open to the public or would normally charge an entry fee. The event also offers the public an opportunity to find out more about the capital’s public buildings.

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We will be open every Sunday in August

Gallery & Shop

Mon–Sat: 10am–5pm (including Sundays during August)

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony

Mon-Fri: 12–3pm
Sat: 10am–5pm

Festival Opening Times 2022:

Mon-Sun 9.30am-5pm*
Monday 1st August–Monday 29th August 2022

*Late night opening on every Thursday until 8pm


Dovecot Studios Cafe 

Monday - Sunday 9.30am - 4.30pm

Late night on Thursday till 8pm