Magic Carpet

Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 2 - 4.

Magic Carpet

About Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet and Magic Carpet Minis explore themes in our Museum through songs, stories, rhymes, touch and play.

Magic Carpet suits ages 2 to 4 years and Magic Carpet Minis suits ages 0 to 2 years.
Sessions are for individual families with a minimum of 1 adult to 2 children ratio.
Session run on Fridays during term time, with Magic Carpet and Magic Carpet Minis on alternate Fridays.
There are limited places on these sessions, advance booking is required.

Pre-booking now required for all Magic Carpet and Magic Carpet Mini sessions.

Booking will open at 10:00 on the Thursday before the session and close at 09:00 on day of the session.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Magic Carpet are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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