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.
Secret War

National Museum of Flight

Secret War

14 Feb - 22 Feb 2015
Learn more about the secret weapons that were used during the First and Second World Wars this half term at National Museum of Flight.

National Museum of Scotland

Edinburgh Iranian Festival

7 Feb 2015
Grand Gallery: 13:00-15:00 & Auditorium: 15:00-16:00
Enjoy a day of music, fashion and debate inspired by Iran at National Museum of Scotland.
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  • K.2013.39 Necklace Terry Brodie Smith

    Express Yourself

    Express Yourself explores the commissioning, collecting and creators of jewellery including leading UK jewellers and fashion designer Jean Muir.
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    Museum Lates: Game Masters

    Book for the next of our adults-only Museum Lates events celebrating our Game Masters exhibition.
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    Helmand Return

    Photographs by the renowned photographer Robert Wilson when he revisited Afghanistan as an official war artist, this time to record the British troops' final tour of duty.
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    Museum Lates: Speed Dating

    Join us for our very first museum speed dating event and a wonderful Museum Lates: Game Masters event to attend afterwards. Book now: limited places.
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    Fully Fashioned

    Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Pringle of Scotland at the National Museum of Scotland.
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    I'm Game!

    You'll never be board this half term with our playful programme all about games at National Museum of Scotland.
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    Hangar redevelopment

    Find out more about our plans to transform our civil and restoration hangars at the National Museum of Flight.
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    Willow Harvest

    Join willow artist Lise Bech and help her bring in this year’s willow harvest at National Museum of Rural Life.
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    New galleries

    Thanks to a grant of £1.3 million from the Wellcome Trust, our new galleries will reveal the secrets of biomedicine, as well as showcasing our internationally important collections of decorative art, design, fashion, science and technology.
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    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.
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    Become a Member

    Members enjoy a range of exclusive benefits and support the work of National Museums Scotland. Join us from just £35.