Join one of our guided tours and discover some of the highlights in the collection.
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland.
Join us each Friday afternoon during term time to explore real and replica objects from our fascinating handling collections.
New to the National Collection showcases the latest additions to our collections, including objects that will feature in ten new galleries in 2016.
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.
Our free guided themed tours at National Museum of Scotland explore everything from Scotland's history to the supernatural. Themed tours take place every day at 3pm.
Featuring over 100 playable games, Game Masters showcases the work of more than 30 leading videogame designers.
Express Yourself explores the commissioning, collecting and creators of jewellery including leading UK jewellers and fashion designer Jean Muir.
Be inspired by the museum and get drawing in our annual art competition at National Museum of Scotland.
Celebrate with an afternoon of whirling and birling at National Museum of Scotland.
Artists and musicians welcome in the New Year at surprising and atmospheric venues in Edinburgh's Old Town and beyond.
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the collection.
With options ranging from the decorative arts and drawing to the history of medieval and early modern Scotland, there’s a course to suit you.
Learn Something Amazing in Just Three Minutes. Witness our finest Scottish science communicators as they battle it out to win a place at the FameLab UK National Final.
Celebrate Burns Night with a fun-filled show at the National Museum of Scotland.
Explore game playing past and present at the National Museum of Scotland.
Tickets now on sale for the next of our adults-only Museum Lates events celebrating our Game Masters exhibition.
Meet the pioneers of photography and discover how the Victorian craze for the photograph transformed the way we capture images today and mirrors our own modern-day fascination for recording the world around us.