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!
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School visits to our museums

Expand your students’ horizons and enrich classroom teaching with the our exciting collections and programmes.
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Primary school workshop

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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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Schools Secondarypupils Teacher

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CPD for teachers

Do you want to enhance your own learning and make the most of your class visit? Our varied continuing professional development (CPD) programme may be just what you need!
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Work experience student Kitty with curator Sarah Worden

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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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The Three Pyramids game

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Play

Journey into the heart of Ancient Egypt, build a plane in the Amazon jungle, train like a Viking in a Norse village - where will our games take you today?
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Contact us

National Museum of Scotland
0131 247 4041

National War Museum
0131 247 4041

National Museum of Flight
0131 247 4238

National Museum of Rural Life
0131 247 4377

schools@nms.ac.uk