Welcome to a world of learning with National Museums Scotland. Bring the Curriculum for Excellence to life with the help of our incredible collections: the natural world, world cultures, science, technology, design, art and fashion, archaeology and Scottish history - we cover it all!

School visits to our museums

Expand your students’ horizons and enrich classroom teaching with the our exciting collections and programmes.
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Workshops at National Museum of Scotland

Workshops at our museums enhance students' knowledge of a wide range of topics in a practical, experiential fashion. Download our primary and secondary school programmes and find out more here.
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Workshops at National War Museum

School workshops at our museums enhance students' knowledge of a wide range of topics in a practical, experiential fashion.
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CPD and resources for teachers

We have a range of resources and support for teachers looking to visit our museums or use our collections in their classrooms.
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Work experience

Find out why we value work experience and what opportunities are available.
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Resources for schools and groups to borrow

As part of our outreach programme, we have developed several resources which are available for schools and community groups to borrow.
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My World of Work Live! at the National Museum of Scotland

My World of Work Live! activities are designed to inspire young people’s interest in careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).
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Contact us

National Museum of Scotland
0131 247 4041
schools@nms.ac.uk

National War Museum
0131 247 4041
schools@nms.ac.uk

National Museum of Flight
0131 247 4238
schoolsnmof@nms.ac.uk

National Museum of Rural Life
0131 247 4377
schoolsnmorl@nms.ac.uk