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Van Gogh Alive, Edinburgh

Edinburgh17 MARCH - 17 JULY 2022



Over 8.5 million visitors worldwide


Over 75 cities visited across five continents

Kensington Gardens London icon

Spectacular purpose-built venue in Festival Square


Powered by SENSORY4™ immersive technology


Entertaining, educational & family friendly

COVID Safe 2

Covid safe environment

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Painting 👉 experience

Stepping into Van Gogh's famous Starry Night Over the Rhône is a truly captivating experience 💫✨


🏠 Van Gogh’s bedroom 🏠

Step right into Vincent van Gogh’s painting in our recreation of his famous bedroom 🪑


"No wonder the world has gone mad for this exhibition."

Don't just hear it from us - visitors to Van Gogh Alive are consistently blown away by our multi-sensory exhibition.

Touring the UK, where will you see us next? 👀

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#FridayFact Van Gogh spent some time living in Arles, this is where he began to paint with even more intensity and emotion. The vibrant colors of Arles inspired him and his paintings became more vibrant and bright.


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"It's amazing to feeling like you're in the painting itself."

We love sharing our immersive art experience with the world - Van Gogh Alive is a multi-sensory experience like no other.


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#WednesdayWisdom "I'd rather die of passion than of boredom." Vincent van Gogh ✨

Experience Van Gogh's life and work come to life in the most multi-sensory way.


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“I don't know anything with certainty, but seeing the stars makes me dream.”

Be transported into Van Gogh’s starry night in our immersive multi-sensory exhibition 💫🌙✨

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Van Gogh is famous for many iconic pieces of art.

What is your favourite artwork, and why?

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Traditions of tiptoeing through silent galleries and viewing paintings from afar in quiet contemplation are forgotten, as visitors find themselves interacting with art in ways they never imagined.


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"Ever wanted to walk straight into a Van Gogh painting? Here's the immersive show for you. Projectors plaster the great artist's painted worlds across the walls — inviting you to get truly lost in them. Walk through a mirrored room of sunflowers, and be dazzled under a starry canvas in this escapist, highly Instagrammable experience."LONDONIST

"It is at time mind-blowing, as you find yourself immersed in Van Gogh's art in its most amazing details and brushwork and gets particularly exhilarating when sunflowers bouquets and starry provencal nights inundate the space."CULTURE WHISPER

"Surrounded by vibrant symphonies of colours and sound, the interactive show makes for an enchanting experience that's ideal for a half-term family outing."GQ

"Van Gogh Alive completely breaks with the traditional museum concept and introduces us fully into the painter’s universe"CONDÉ NAST

"Venture into a sensory journey like no other of its kind"FORBES

"A stunning visual experience"ELLE

"The vibrant colours and vivid details of Van Gogh’s works are truly breath-taking"TATLER

"Van Gogh Alive lets you peek into the heart of the painter and connect with him both deeply and subtly"CNN

"Making the magic of art come alive for all ages"Time Out


The most visited immersive multi-sensory experience in the world.

Having dazzled over 8.5 million visitors across 75 cities worldwide, the most visited immersive, multi-sensory experience in the world is making its hotly anticipated Scottish debut in Edinburgh’s iconic Festival Square, opening in spring for an exclusive four month run.

Hosted within a stunning, purpose-built venue from March 17th to July 17th, this Covid-safe and family-friendly experience is anticipated to become Scotland’s biggest visitor attraction along with Edinburgh Fringe; providing a truly world-class cultural experience in the heart of Edinburgh.

Prepare to transcend time and space as you accompany Van Gogh on a journey through the Netherlands, Arles, Saint Rémy and Auvers-sur-Oise, where he created many of his timeless masterpieces. Set to an evocative classical score, a thrilling display of over 3,000 inspirational images transforms every surface that surrounds you in what has been described as an “unforgettable multi-sensory experience”.

At Van Gogh Alive you don’t just look at his paintings, you step inside them and feel their power.

Please note: Van Gogh Alive provides a safe and COVID compliant environment that exceeds government public health guidelines.

Location & opening times


Festival Square
Lothian Road

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March 17 2022 –
July 17 2022

Opening times:



Created and Produced by

Grande Experiences
Van Gogh Aive London Sensory4

Delivered by

Active Entertainment

Official Charity

In Aid of SAMH

Supporting partners

City of Edinburgh Council
Essential Edinburgh
Waldorf Astoria
Fringe Society
180 Box Office
The Scotsman
Edinburgh Evening News
The List
Radio Fourth

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Van Gogh Alive is operated by Active Sport & Entertainment Ltd – registered in England and Wales, company number 10225082
Registered office and postal address: 495 Green Lanes, London, England, N13 4BS