Miniature painting of the court of the Nawab of Bengal

National Museum of Scotland

Indian Encounters

14 Nov - 1 Mar 2015
Explore the changing relationships between Great Britain and India during the 18th and 19th centuries through the lives of two men with very different experiences of British imperial rule.
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National Museum of Scotland

Macastory: The Twa Rabbies

24 Jan - 25 Jan 2015
12:00, 14:00, 15:00 (40 mins)
Celebrate Burns Night with a fun-filled show at the National Museum of Scotland this weekend.
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