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National Museum of Rural Life

Go Wild in Autumn

10 Oct - 18 Oct 2015
Holiday fun for active adventurers, including ranger walks, crafts and photography at National Museum of Rural Life.
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National Museum of Scotland

The Silversmith’s Art
Made in Britain Today

18 Sep 2015 - 4 Jan 2016
This ground-breaking exhibition celebrates the exceptional creativity and skill which make Britain a world leader in modern silver.
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National Museum of Flight

Wartime Families

10 Oct - 18 Oct 2015
Join us this October half term to make your own family history scrapbook at National Museum of Flight.
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    Child's Play

    Explore the changes and developments in children's toys over the last 150 years.
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    Museum Late: Victorian Sensation

    Museum Late: Victorian Sensation comes to the National Museum of Scotland on Friday 13 November.
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    I Love Museums

    Wednesday 10 June sees the launch of I Love Museums, a new campaign to demonstrate the depth of support for UK museums.
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    October half term

    Spend half term travelling through time with us. It’s a science and history mash-up for all the family!
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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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    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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    Transforming your museum

    Work has started on a £3.6 million project to restore two nationally important Second World War hangars and to create exciting new displays worthy of our world-class aircraft collection
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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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    Become a Member

    Members enjoy a range of exclusive benefits and support the work of National Museums Scotland. Join us from just £37.