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.

National Museum of Flight

Air and Scare Halloween

25 Oct - 26 Oct 2014
Join us for a weekend of spooky tales and scary activities at for Halloween at East Fortune.
Stainless Steel Necklace2

National Museum of Scotland

New to the National Collection

19 Sep - 22 Feb 2015
New to the National Collection showcases the latest additions to our collections, including objects that will feature in ten new galleries in 2016.
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  • Game Masters (2)

    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.
  • Grainne Morton Butterfly Necklace2

    Meet Your Maker: Jewellery

    Join six craft makers in celebration of Scottish craft as they showcase the design, processes and techniques behind their work. Makers from a variety of disciplines will give a rare behind the scenes look at their craft work.
  • Halloweenseanbell


    Spooky happenings in the country this Halloween!
  • 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.
  • Venuehire Grandgallery2

    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.
  • Membership group of people

    Become a Member

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