National Museum of Scotland

Due to anticipated strike action by the Public and Commercial Services Union, the National Museum of Scotland may be closed on Boxing Day. These circumstances are entirely outside of our control and we apologise for the inconvenience caused to our visitors.
K.2013.39 Necklace Terry Brodie Smith

Exhibition
Express Yourself

12 Dec - 29 Mar 2015
Express Yourself explores the commissioning, collecting and creators of jewellery including leading UK jewellers and fashion designer Jean Muir.
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Christmas Art Competition

27 Dec - 30 Dec 2014
10:30-16:30
Be inspired by the museum and get drawing in our annual art competition at National Museum of Scotland.
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Game Masters (3)

Exhibition
Game Masters

5 Dec - 20 Apr 2015
Featuring over 100 playable games, Game Masters showcases the work of more than 30 leading videogame designers.
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Artist's impression of the new fashion gallery.

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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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Miniature painting of the court of the Nawab of Bengal

Exhibition
Indian Encounters

14 Nov - 1 Mar 2015
10:00-17:00
Explore the changing relationships between Great Britain and India during the 18th and 19th centuries through the lives of two men with very different experiences of British imperial rule.
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Hogmanay Family Ceilidh

31 Dec 2014
14:00-15:30
Celebrate with an afternoon of whirling and birling at National Museum of Scotland.
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Museum information

Opening times

Daily: 10:00-17:00
Christmas Day: Closed
Boxing Day: 12:00-17:00
New Year's Day: 12:00-17:00

Please note some areas are currently closed while we prepare our new galleries.

Admission

Free, donations welcome

How to find us

National Museum of Scotland
Chambers Street,
Edinburgh,
EH1 1JF
Tel: 0300 123 6789
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