Themed tours Our themed tours explore everything from Scotland to silver and Ancient Egypt to the Arctic at National Museum of Scotland. Things to know Times: 13:00 (1 hr) Cost: Free Suitable for: Adults. Venue: Tours leave from the Meeting Point, Entrance Hall, Level 0. Join us for our exciting programme of tours with a different theme every day. Find out about other tours at the National Museum of Scotland here. Themed tours are subject to guide availability and titles may change. If you are inspired by a particular title, please check back here before you visit. Tours in May Wednesday 1 Telecommunications Thursday 2 Scottish Snuffboxes Friday 3 The Victorian Artist Phoebe Traquair Saturday 4 Scottish Silver and Gold Sunday 5 Supernatural Scotland Monday 6 The Romans in Scotland Tuesday 7 Vikings in Scotland Wednesday 8 Victorian Scotland Thursday 9 Jewellery in Scotland Friday 10 Scottish Gold Saturday 11 Useful Science Sunday 12 Picts and Vikings Monday 13 Discoveries and Inventions Tuesday 14 Birds in Art and Mythology Wednesday 15 Scottish Christianity to 1000 AD Thursday 16 Scotland Transformed Friday 17 Symbols of Power Saturday 18 Animals and People in the Arctic Sunday 19 Bagpipes and other Instruments Monday 20 Discoveries and Inventions Tuesday 21 Useful Science Wednesday 22 Railways and Locomotives Thursday 23 Telecommunications Friday 24 Romans vs Picts Saturday 25 The Jacobite Risings Sunday 26 Symbols of Power Monday 27 Some Scottish Engineers Tuesday 28 Vikings Ahoy Wednesday 29 Weights, Measures and Counters Thursday 30 Bagpipes and other Instruments Friday 31 Ceramics Take a taster tour here of Supernatural Scotland with Volunteer Tour Guide, Eleanor Burns. Supernatural Scotland from National Museums Scotland on Vimeo. Tartan uniform of the Royal Company of Archers, dating from the first half of the 18th century. Related pages National Museum of Scotland Window on the World Discoveries World Cultures Natural World Art and Design Science and Technology Scotland galleries Get close up with faces from Ancient Egypt. Detail from Hilton of Cadboll stone in Early People Gallery. Silver tea service made for Charles Hope, first Earl of Hopetoun by James Ker of Edinburgh in 1734-1735.