4th South African Infantry (South African Scottish), France, 1918 © Ditsong National Museum of Military History

Exhibition
National Museum of Scotland

Common Cause
Commonwealth Scots and the Great War

11 Jul - 12 Oct 2014
Explore the stories of the Scottish diaspora and the war experiences of Commonwealth nations during the First World War.
Mountain bike riding at Wheels and Wings

Event
National Museum of Flight

The Wheels and Wings Show

21 Sep 2014
10:00-17:00
Join us for a thrilling display from the White Helmets motorcycle display team, see classic cars and vintage vehicles.
The museum by night

Event
National Museum of Scotland

Museum After Hours

8 Aug 2014
19:30-22:30
Explore our galleries and enjoy a unique flavour of the Fringe, with hand-picked performers, cabaret and music.
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  • Artist's impression of the new fashion gallery.

    New galleries

    Find out about exciting plans to open ten new galleries in the National Museum of Scotland to showcase our internationally important collections of Science and Technology and Art and Design.
  • Robyn & Claire in Free Fringe Music

    Free Fringe Music

    Celebrate our collections with daily live music performances at National Museum of Scotland this summer.
  • Silk embroidered postcard

    Next of Kin

    This exhibition reveals the profound personal stories of the separation and loss experienced by Scottish families and by communities with loved ones fighting abroad in the First World War.
  • School visit to the Scotland: A Changing Nation gallery

    School visits to our museums

    Expand your students’ horizons and enrich classroom teaching with the help of our incredible collections and engaging programmes.
  • Detail from Bayi Minyjirral 2013 © Danie Mellor (1)

    Primordial

    An intriguing exhibition devised by acclaimed contemporary Australian artist Danie Mellor.
  • Scotland Creates: A Sense of Place

    Scotland Creates

    How do we express our Sense of Place? Since 2012, young people from across Scotland have worked with staff here and at four partner museums, to explore what they felt was important about where they come from.
  • World of Warcraft, courtesy of Blizzard Entertainment Inc.

    Game Masters

    Featuring over 100 playable games, Game Masters showcases the work of more than 30 leading videogame designers.
  • Hairy Chicken

    Country Fair

    Join us for a celebration of all things rural as we bring in the summer harvest.