Our guide will enlighten you on the dark history of Old Town Edinburghs most extensive haunted underground vaults, dating back to the 1700s. Former slum dwellings, home to the wretched and destitute, as well as a despicable criminal underworld. With gruesome devices dating back to the late 1500s. Visit our medieval torture exhibition to see instruments similar to those used in Edinburghs history and find out how and why they were used. Youll also hear tales of the paranormal activity and apparitions that are said to haunt the vaults. View a former Wiccan coven's ritual space.