Sergeant Charles Ewart taking the French eagle at Waterloo

Exhibition
Waterloo : After the battle

15 May - 27 Sep 2015

To mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, find out more about the impact of the battle within Scotland, from public celebrations to political unrest, the celebrity of veterans and the birth of battlefield tourism.

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Exhibition
Photography: A Victorian Sensation

19 Jun - 22 Nov 2015

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.

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Robyn & Claire in Free Fringe Music

Event
Free Fringe Music

8 Aug - 30 Aug 2015
14:00-14:40

Celebrate our collections with daily live music performances at National Museum of Scotland this summer.

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Magic Carpet

Event
Magic Carpet

2 Sep - 7 Oct 2015
Every Wednesday 10:30-10:55, 11:30-11:55

Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the collection.

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Event
Magic Carpet Minis

3 Sep - 8 Oct 2015
Every Thursday 10:30-10:50, 11:30-11:50

Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland.

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Ring Of Brodgar In Orkney

Event
Dig It! at the Museum

5 Sep - 27 Sep 2015
Saturdays & Sundays in September

Join us for a month of archaeological discovery and stories Saturdays and Sundays in September.

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Shetland Bird Vase 2013 Sheila Mcdonald Image The Goldsmiths Company

Exhibition
The Silversmith’s Art : Made in Britain Today

18 Sep 2015 - 4 Jan 2016

This ground-breaking exhibition celebrates the exceptional creativity and skill which make Britain a world leader in modern silver.

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Dolly the sheep in the Connect gallery

Event
Explorathon

25 Sep 2015
12:00-16:00

Join us for this Scotland-wide celebration of all things scientific at National Museum of Scotland.

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Kingfisher Headdress

Event
Doors Open Day at the National Museums Collection Centre

26 Sep - 27 Sep 2015

Ever wondered what happens behind the scenes at National Museums Scotland? This guided tour offers a rare insight into our new collection building.

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Polka Dot Cotton teacup and saucer

Event
Museum Socials

16 Oct 2015 - 18 Mar 2016
10:30-12:00

National Museums Scotland is offering a series of events for anyone affected by Dementia and their relatives, friends and supporters.

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