National Museum of Scotland

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Explore the diversity of the natural world, world cultures, art and design, science and technology and Scottish history, all under one roof at the National Museum of Scotland.

Upcoming 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.
Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

18th January 2019
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2.
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.
Museum Socials

Museum Socials

18th January 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

25th January 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

1st 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

8th February 2019
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 2 - 4.
February Half Term

February Half Term

9th February 2019 - 17th February 2019
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.
Museum Socials

Museum Socials

15th February 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 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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Popular Events

Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience
A dome spectacular at Dynamic Earth featuring the 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' in explosive surround sound.
Les Misérables
After nearly a decade since the last sell-out UK tour, Les Misérables will play Edinburgh Festival Theatre in 2019.
Burns Ceilidh
Come along and enjoy a Burns Ceilidh with Edinburgh Ceilidhs on 25th or 26th January at Lauriston Hall!
Burns Dinner at the Botanic Gardens Edinburgh
Celebrate Burns Night on 25th January at the Royal Botanic Gardens! Start the evening with a Hot Toddy, followed by a traditional Scottish 3 course dinner, address to the haggis and ceilidh band.
Brick Wonders
Historic Environment Scotland presents Brick Wonders at Blackness Castle featuring recreations in LEGO® bricks of amazing sights from around the world, curated by artist Warren Elsmore!

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