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.
Stainless Steel Necklace2

Exhibition
National Museum of Scotland

New to the National Collections

19 Sep - 22 Feb 2015
10:00-17:00
New to the National Collection showcases the latest additions to National Museums’ collections including objects that will feature in ten new galleries in 2016.
Detail from Bayi Minyjirral 2013 © Danie Mellor (1)

Exhibition
National Museum of Scotland

Primordial
SuperNaturalBayiMinyjirral

1 Aug - 23 Nov 2014
An intriguing exhibition devised by acclaimed contemporary Australian artist Danie Mellor.
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    May Morris embroideries

    These beautiful hangings were worked around 1900 by May Morris, the daughter of the designer, William Morris, the father of the Arts and Crafts movement.
  • Artist's impression of the new fashion gallery.

    New galleries

    Find out about the exciting plans to open ten new galleries in the National Museum of Scotland.
  • School visit to the Scotland: A Changing Nation gallery

    Schools programme

    Welcome to a world of learning with National Museums Scotland. Bring the Curriculum for Excellence to life with the help of our collections.
  • Tyneside Scottish Battalion recruitment poster courtesy of the Fusiliers Museum Northumberland

    Evening Lecture: The First World War - 100 years on

    Academic, writer and broadcaster Professor Sir Hew Strachan analyses how the fundamental transformation in how wars are fought has influenced how we commemorate conflict.
  • 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.
  • Silk embroidered postcard

    Next of Kin

    Discover the profound personal stories of Scottish families and communities as their loved ones fought abroad in the First World War.
  • Autumn Berries

    Go Wild in Autumn

    Enjoy our Go Wild programme this October half-term in the country.