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Past Meets Present: Recent Acquisitions Revealed

Past Meets Present: Recent Acquisitions Revealed unveils a selection of treasures that have joined the collection in the past five years.

Past Meets Present: Recent Acquisitions Revealed

About Past Meets Present: Recent Acquisitions Revealed

For over a century, The City of Edinburgh Council has been amassing an incredible collection of historic artefacts and breathtaking artworks. Today this treasure trove boasts an astonishing 250,000 objects with the collection continuing to flourish with each passing year.

The eclectic mix of objects on display showcases the breadth and variety of the collection - from a neolithic stone macehead to a Bluetooth operated teddy bear and lots in between!

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3rd May 2024 - 22nd September 2024

Journey through two centuries of firefighting legacy with our special exhibition created in partnership with the Museum of Scottish Fire Heritage.

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