Join one of our guided tours and discover some of the highlights in the collection.
An intriguing exhibition devised by acclaimed contemporary Australian artist Danie Mellor.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Two film screenings and a panel discussion about Being Human, part of a UK wide festival of the humanities.
Explore the choice of having a human, animal or mechanical heart with Dr Gill Haddow.
Join six craft makers in celebration of Scottish craft as they showcase the design, processes and techniques behind their work. Makers from a variety of disciplines will give a rare behind the scenes look at their craft work.
Join us for the Annual Open Meeting to find out more about our collections, the work that we do, and to hear about our plans for the future across all our museums
Join six craft makers in celebration of Scottish craft as they showcase the design, processes and techniques behind their work.
A film screening of archive footage exploring the themes of love, loss, resistance, migration, work and play.
Featuring over 100 playable games, Game Masters showcases the work of more than 30 leading videogame designers.
Come and make a lovely festive decoration inspired by our collections at National Museum of Scotland.
Explore Maharaja Duleep Singh's unusual position as 'an adopted' member of the British Royal Family during Queen Victoria's reign.
Express Yourself explores the commissioning, collecting and creators of jewellery including leading UK jewellers and fashion designer Jean Muir.
Reminisce with Rab Florence as he leads us on a nostalgic trip through our Christmas morning video game memories.
Get into the festive spirit with Christmas concerts from local choirs at National Museum of Scotland.
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.
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.
Explore game playing past and present at the National Museum of Scotland.
Save the date for the next of our signature Museum Lates events celebrating our Game Masters exhibition.