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National Museum of Scotland

Summer Holiday Activities 2016

4 Jul - 7 Aug 2016
12:00-16:00
Join us this summer to investigate our new Science and Technology and Art, Design and Fashion galleries, step back in time and get hands-on and create in Crafty Celts.

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National Museum of Rural Life

Go Wild

2 Jul - 23 Oct 2016
10:00-17:00
Go Wild in the school holidays at the National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride.

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National Museum of Flight

Summer Science

5 Jul - 16 Aug 2016
Every Tue, Wed & Thu 12:00-16:00
Explore how gliders flew in our science show and compete in our hang glider family technical challenge.
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  • New galleries now open

    Ten galleries. Infinite possibilities. From Alexander Graham Bell to Zandra Rhodes, this year we're showcasing the very best of our internationally important collections in decorative art, design, fashion, science and technology.
  • New military and civil aviation hangars

    Explore two new hangars at the National Museum of Flight and experience the history and drama of flight as never before.
  • Mode

    Mode brings the museum's wardrobe to life with a selection of 30 objects from the world of fashion.
  • GEN

    GEN is an innovative strategy game where you can use biomedical objects from the museum collection to diagnose and treat a digital creature.
  • Fossil Hunters

    Discover how life on earth moved from water onto land 360-345 million years ago through ground-breaking discoveries made in Scotland.
  • Life Support

    Marking The Royal Regiment of Scotland’s first decade of operations, this exhibition offers a fresh perspective on the combat and peacekeeping work of Scotland's infantry soldiers and support network.
  • Kawarasaki Gonjūrō I as Hanakawado Sukeroku, from the series Thirty-six Selected Floral Parallels (Tōsei mitate sanjūrokkasen)

    New Ancient Egypt and East Asian galleries

    The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has announced its initial support for the next phase of the Masterplan to transform the National Museum of Scotland.
  • Become a Member

    Members enjoy a range of exclusive benefits and support the work of National Museums Scotland. Join us from just £39.
  • 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.
  • Venue hire

    National Museums Scotland offers a collection of spectacular venues to suit every occasion. For intimate dinners for 12 guests to grand celebrations for 1,500, each unique and versatile setting ensures and an unforgettable event.

New galleries now open

Ten new galleries are now open at the National Museum of Scotland. Find out more