Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

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

Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

About Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

1st Aug 2018 to 31st Aug 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

Wednesday 1 - French Connections
Thursday 2 - Strokes of Good Luck
Friday 3 - Bagpipes & Other Instruments
Saturday 4 - The Picts
Sunday 5 - Edinburgh's Heritage in 9 Objects

Monday 6 - Feisty Females
Tuesday 7 - Death, Pain & Punishment
Wednesday 8 - Scotland's Pacific Connections
Thursday 9 - 18th Century Scotland
Friday 10 - Made in Scotland by People & Machine
Saturday 11 - Art, Design & Fashion Galleries Highlights
Sunday 12 - From Body Snatchers to Body Scans

Monday 13 - Scottish Christianity to 1000 AD
Tuesday 14 - The Jewels & Jewellery of Scotland
Wednesday 15 - Energy - Where it Comes From
Thursday 16 - The Auld Alliance
Friday 17 - The Church in Scotland
Saturday 18 - Picts & Vikings
Sunday 19 - Working Life

Monday 20 - Scottish Science & Technology
Tuesday 21 - Chess, Chintz & Curry
Wednesday 22 - Phoebe Traquair & Her Contemporaries
Thursday 23 - Romans in Scotland
Friday 24 - The Scots Abroad
Saturday 25 - Industrial Revolution in Scotland
Sunday 26 - We, The People

Monday 27 - Scottish Gold
Tuesday 28 - The Jacobite Rising
Wednesday 29 - The Craftsmen of Scotland
Thursday 30 - Weights, Measures & Counters
Friday 31 - The Stuarts

Header image: Fragment of green Roman glass, from Traprain Law, 80 - 200 AD

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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