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National Museum of Scotland


11 Oct - 19 Oct 2014
Join us this October half-term for all sorts of scary, spooky and weird goings on.
Detail from Bayi Minyjirral 2013 © Danie Mellor (1)

National Museum of Scotland


1 Aug - 23 Nov 2014
An intriguing exhibition devised by acclaimed contemporary Australian artist Danie Mellor.
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  • Miniature painting of the court of the Nawab of Bengal

    Indian Encounters

    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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    Wartime Families

    Join us this October half-term to make your own family history scrapbook to record your family's stories and pictures.
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    New to the National Collection

    New to the National Collection showcases the latest additions to our collections, including objects that will feature in ten new galleries in 2016.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Civil aircraft hangar

    Future plans

    Find out more about our plans to transform our civil and military hangars at the National Museum of Flight.
  • 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.
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    Venue hire

    At National Museums Scotland, we offer unique venues for events with style - from dinners, concerts and receptions to fashion shows, weddings or ceilidhs.