Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

Check out the daily free guided themed tours at the National Museum of Scotland in June!

Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

About Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

1st Jun 2018 to 30th Jun 2018
3pm - 4pm
National Museum of Scotland
National Museum of Scotland Chambers Street, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 1JF
This is a free event
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Our free guided themed tours at National Museum of Scotland explore everything from Scotland's history to the supernatural.

Themed tours take place every day at 3pm and have a different theme every day. Themed tours are subject to guide availability and some titles may change.

Our free public guided tours are for adult individuals and small groups (up to six people only). If you are visiting as part of a larger group please see our section on booked tours.

Meet the guide at the Tour Meeting Point, Entrance Hall, Level 0

Friday 1 - Scottish Science and Technology
Saturday 2 - Edinburgh’s Heritage in 9 Objects
Sunday 3 - Art, Design and Fashion Galleries

Monday 4 - The Jewels and Jewellers of Scotland
Tuesday 5 - Weights, Measures and Counters
Wednesday 6 - Picts and Vikings
Thursday 7 - The Romans in Scotland
Friday 8 - Scotland’s Pacific Connections
Saturday 9 - Amazing Animals
Sunday 10 - Energy: Where it comes from and how we use it

Monday 11 - Feisty Females
Tuesday 12 - Scots Abroad
Wednesday 13 - Vikings in Scotland
Thursday 14 - Stone Stories
Friday 15 - Some Interesting Scots
Saturday 16 - French Connections
Sunday 17 - From Body Snatchers to Body Scans

Monday 18 - Scotland in the 18th Century
Tuesday 19 - Death, Pain and Punishment
Wednesday 20 - Technology of Fashion
Thursday 21 - Phoebe Traquair and her Contemporaries
Friday 22 - Beginnings of Scotland: Land and People
Saturday 23 - Working Life
Sunday 24 - Strokes of Good Luck

Monday 25 - Scottish Sporting Heroes
Tuesday 26 - The Industrial Revolution
Wednesday 27 - The Stuarts
Thursday 28 - The Museum Buildings
Friday 29 - Scottish Inventors
Saturday 30 - Romans vs Picts


Header image: a details from the the Willowwood Piano by Phoebe Anna Traquair

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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