February Half Term

Join us at the National Museum of Scotland for a week of activities inspired by our new East Asia and Ancient Egypt galleries and our Robots exhibition.

February Half Term

About February Half Term

Join us for a week of activities inspired by our new East Asia and Ancient Egypt galleries and our Robots exhibition.

Free, drop-in

Header image: Collaborative robot Baxter, built by ReThink Robots, USA, 2015 © The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum.

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

Other Events at National Museum of Scotland

Embroidered Stories: Scottish Samplers

Embroidered Stories: Scottish Samplers

26th October 2018 - 21st April 2019
Get an insight into the lives of children in the 18th and 19th centuries through this unique collection of Scottish samplers on loan from American collector Leslie B. Durst.
Robots

Robots

18th January 2019 - 5th May 2019
Featuring more than 100 objects, this major exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland reveals our 500-year quest to make machines human.
Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

22nd February 2019
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

1st March 2019
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

8th March 2019
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2.
Museum Socials

Museum Socials

15th March 2019
The National Museum of Scotland is offering a series of events for anyone affected by Dementia and their relatives, friends and supporters.
Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

15th March 2019
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

22nd March 2019
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

29th March 2019
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

5th April 2019
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2.
Tyrannosaurs

Tyrannosaurs

24th January 2020 - 4th May 2020
The most comprehensive exhibition ever mounted on tyrannosaurs is coming to the National Museum of Scotland, bringing the latest palaeontological discoveries to life.

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West Lothian Eagles Preseason Sessions
West Lothian Eagles Preseason Sessions
20th February 2019
NA, West Calder
West Lothian Eagles, West Lothians only Aussie rules football club, will be running training events every Wednesday at West Calder High School and all levels and abilities are welcome.
2 Week Introduction to Sewing Class
2 Week Introduction to Sewing Class
21st February 2019
The Edinburgh Sewcial Club, Edinburgh East
Become familiar with the basics of machine sewing and help you build your confidence using a domestic sewing machine in this 2 week workshop with The Edinburgh Sewcial Club.
Rob Roy MacGregor
Rob Roy MacGregor
21st February 2019
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle.
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Rob Roy MacGregor
Rob Roy MacGregor
21st February 2019
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle.
Rob Roy MacGregor
Rob Roy MacGregor
22nd February 2019
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle.
Schiltron!
Schiltron!
23rd February 2019
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself!
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The Road to Bannockburn
The Road to Bannockburn
25th February 2019
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of Edinburgh Castle in 1314.
The Road to Bannockburn
The Road to Bannockburn
26th February 2019
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of Edinburgh Castle in 1314.
The Road to Bannockburn
The Road to Bannockburn
27th February 2019
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of Edinburgh Castle in 1314.
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