Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

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

Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

About Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

1st Oct 2018 to 31st Oct 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

Mon 1 - Buttons to Zips - The Technology of Fashion
Tues 2 - Feisty Females
Wed 3 - Strokes of Good Luck
Thurs 4 - Art & Architecture in the Museum
Fri 5 - The Jewels and Jewellers of Scotland
Sat 6 - Scotland in the 18th Century
Sun 7 - The Romans in Scotland

Mon 8 - Bagpipes and other Instruments
Tues 9 - Amazing Animals
Wed 10 - The Vikings in Scotland
Thurs 11 - Man, Sun, Moon and Stars
Fri 12 - Scottish Science and Technology
Sat 13 - Edinburgh's Heritage in 9 Objects
Sun 14 - From Body Snatchers to Body Scans

Mon 15 - Scottish Christianity to 1000 AD
Tues 16 - Caledonia - Rome's North West Frontier
Wed 17 - The Scots Abroad
Thurs 18 - Scottish Identity - Myths and Realities
Fri 19 - The Museum Buildings
Sat 20 - Chess, Chintz and Curry
Sun 21 - 2000 Years of Textiles

Mon 22 - The Craftsmen of Scotland
Tues 23 - The Stuarts
Wed 24 - Scotland's Pacific Connections
Thurs 25 - Abbotts and Elders - The Church in Scotland
Fri 26 - Stone Stories
Sat 27 - Energy - where it comes from and how we use it
Sun 28 - Scottish Inventors

Mon 29 - The Industrial Revolution
Tues 30 - Death, Pain and Punishment
Wed 31 - Natural Wonders

Header image: Spondylus princeps Broderip, Pacific thorny oyster, shell.

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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Magic Carpet Minis

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Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

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Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

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Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

16th November 2018
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Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

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Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2.
Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

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Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

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Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2.
Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

14th December 2018
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 2 - 4.
Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

21st December 2018
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2.

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