Join one of our guided tours and discover some of the highlights in the collection.
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.
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things 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.
This ground-breaking exhibition celebrates the exceptional creativity and skill which make Britain a world leader in modern silver.
Explore the changes and developments in children's toys over the last 150 years.
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.
Take part in an incredible surgical journey at National Museum of Scotland.
A monthly celebration of all things scientific at National Museum of Scotland.
Spend half term travelling through time with us. It’s a science and history mash-up for all the family!
National Museums Scotland is offering a series of events for anyone affected by Dementia and their relatives, friends and supporters.
Create your own small studio portrait in two practical sessions.
Share Denis Pellerin's passion for the ingenious art of stereography.
From its invention in 1839, photography had a huge impact on Victorian society. Explore the art, science, products and popularity associated with photography in the Victorian era.
Join us for silversmithing demonsatrations by four nationally acclaimed silversmiths this autumn.
Discover exciting new research insights of some of Scotland's earliest silver.
Museum Late: Victorian Sensation comes to the National Museum of Scotland on Friday 13 November.
Explore the creations of Frank Hornby, inventor of Meccano, the Hornby Railway and Dinky Cars.
Discover the identification techniques used to identify authentic and counterfeit silver objects and jewellery.
Join us for the launch of online exhibition Lost+Found in Edinburgh featuring images of the city’s abandoned places.
Join Rosemary Ransome Wallis as she introduces The Collection of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths', London.