Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

Check out the themed tours at the National Museum of Scotland in May!

When, Where & How Much...

Date(s): 01 May 2017 to 31 May 2017
Time(s): 3pm - 4pm
Where: National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh Old Town
Price: This is a free event

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About Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

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

Monday 1 - Phoebe Traquair & Contemporaries
Tuesday 2 - We, The People
Wednesday 3 - Saints & Sinners
Thursday 4 - Sculpture
Friday 5 - Scottish Inventors
Saturday 6 - Mary, Queen of Scots
Sunday 7 - Scotland’s First People

Monday 8 - Architecture of the Museum
Tuesday 9 - Amazing Animals
Wednesday 10 - Feisty Females
Thursday 11 - Jewellery - Antiquity to Present Day
Friday 12 - Weights, Measures & Counters
Saturday 13 - Victorian Scotland
Sunday 14 - Gods & Goddesses

Monday 15 - Grave Matters
Tuesday 16 - Death Pain & Punishment
Wednesday 17 - The Technology of Fashion
Thursday 18 - Treasures of European Palaces
Friday 19 - French Connections
Saturday 20 - The Vikings in Scotland
Sunday 21 - Scottish Sporting Heroes

Monday 22 - Jewels & Jewellers of Scotland
Tuesday 23 - The Auld Alliance
Wednesday 24 - Scottish Christianity to 1,000 AD
Thursday 25 - Working Life
Friday 26 - Scotland’s First People
Saturday 27 - Stone Stories
Sunday 28 - From Body Snatchers to Body Scans

Monday 29 - Birds in Nature, Mythology & Art
Tuesday 30 - The Stuarts
Wednesday 31 - A Trip Down Memory Lane

Header image: Detail of Jacquard loom at National Museum of Scotland.


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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