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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.

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Upcoming Events at National Museum of Scotland

Scotland’s Precious Seas

Scotland’s Precious Seas

19th August 2020 - 10th January 2021

To celebrate the Year of Coasts and Waters, this small exhibition explores Scotland’s diverse sea life and the many threats facing our marine life.
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Where’s Wally? Spooky Museum Search!

Where’s Wally? Spooky Museum Search!

16th October 2020 - 1st November 2020

Join the search for Wally with your family this October half term at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh!
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National Museum of Flight Scotland

National Museum of Flight Scotland

National Museum of Flight Scotland East Fortune Airfield, EH39 5LF

Head off on a journey of discovery at this former airfield as you explore the history of aviation from the First World War to the present day. Climb on...
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National Museum of Rural Life

National Museum of Rural Life

Wester Kittochside Philipshill Road, East Kilbride G76 9HR

Take in the sights, smells and sounds of a 1950s working farm, complete with dairy cows and sheep, at the National Museum of Rural Life in East Kilbride.
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National War Museum

National War Museum

Edinburgh Castle Castlehill, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 2NG

The National War Museum is housed in Edinburgh, and forms part of National Museums Scotland. It is located within Edinburgh Castle, and admission is included...
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More History and Culture in Edinburgh

Traquair House

Traquair House

Traquair House , Innerleithen EH44 6PW

Traquair is a unique piece of living history welcoming visitors from all over the world. Enjoy the house, extensive grounds, maze, craft workshops, Garden Cafe and the famous Brewery!
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Military Museum Scotland

Military Museum Scotland

Legion Hall Louis Braille Avenue, Wilkieston , Kirknewton EH27 8EJ

Come and learn about the Scottish involvement in the British military from WW1 to the present day at the Military Museum Scotland!
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Dirleton Castle

Dirleton Castle

Dirleton Castle , Dirleton EH39 5ER

Dirleton Castle hase some of the oldest castle architecture surviving in Scotland – the de Vaux towers, built around 1240.
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Patrick Geddes Centre at Riddles Court

Patrick Geddes Centre at Riddles Court

Riddle's Court 322 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 2PG

Inspired by Geddes' educational philosophy, the Patrick Geddes Centre fosters learning for all through 'Hand, Heart and Head', learning by 'doing'.
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Princes Street Gardens

Princes Street Gardens

Princes Street Gardens Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2HG

Princes Street Gardens lies at centre of Edinburgh's World Heritage Site, within New Town and Old Town Outstanding Conservation Areas. It is listed in...
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Auld Reekie Tours

Auld Reekie Tours

45 Niddry Street, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 1LG

Take a journey into the dark side of old Edinburgh's history touring the haunted underground vaults with Auld Reekie Tours!
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Auld Toun Walking Tours

Auld Toun Walking Tours

Auld Toun Walking Tours , Edinburgh Old Town

Discover the people behind Edinburgh's stories with a walking tour of Edinburgh's UNESCO Heritage Listed Old Town!
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Newhailes House and Gardens

Newhailes House and Gardens

Newhailes House and Gardens Newhailes Road , Musselburgh EH21 6RY

Discover 300 years of Scottish history through this magnificent and carefully conserved neo-Palladian villa.
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Surgeons Hall Museums

Surgeons Hall Museums

Surgeons Hall Museums Nicolson Street, Edinburgh South EH8 9DW

Surgeons' Hall Museums is home to one of the largest and most historic collections of surgical pathology in the World, open to the public since 1832.
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The Tron Kirk

The Tron Kirk

122 High Street, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 1SG

The Tron Kirk, or Christ’s Kirk at the Tron, has stood in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town for almost 400 years.
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Popular Events

EIFF and Unique Events present: Drive In Movies
Edinburgh International Film Festival and Unique Events have teamed up with Edinburgh Airport to produce a new monthly event for cinema fans throughout the rest of 2020!
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Edinburgh
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Edinburgh for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto!
Conifox Halloween Spooktacular
Conifox Halloween Spooktacular is on from 17th October to 1st November, follow the spooky trail around the park then get creative and carve your own pumpkin!
After Dark in the Witches Wood
There's ancient magic in the air as strings of tiny lights guide your way to secret places in the Witches Wood at Almond Valley Heritage Centre!
Conifox celebrates Grandparents Day
Conifox celebrates its annual Grandparent’s Day on 4th October, welcoming back young and old, bringing together loved ones after months of separation.

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