National Museum of Scotland

Explore the diversity of the natural world, world cultures, art and design, science and technology and Scottish history, all under one roof at the National Museum of Scotland.
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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Museum Lates: Game Masters

13 Feb 2015
19:00-22:30
Book for the next of our adults-only Museum Lates events celebrating our Game Masters exhibition.
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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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I'm Game!

14 Feb - 22 Feb 2015
You'll never be board this half term with our playful programme all about games at National Museum of Scotland.
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Museum Lates: Speed Dating

13 Feb 2015
18:15-19:30
Join us for our very first museum speed dating event and a wonderful Museum Lates: Game Masters event to attend afterwards. Book now: limited places.
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Edinburgh Iranian Festival

7 Feb 2015
Grand Gallery: 13:00-15:00 & Auditorium: 15:00-16:00
Enjoy a day of music, fashion and debate inspired by Iran 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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