Find out about forthcoming talks, lectures, events and special offers for National Museums Scotland Members.


Members receive free or discounted entry to a wide range of events across our museums. Visit our What's on pages to find out more about upcoming events.

Members Private View: Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites

Date: Wednesday 5 July 2017
Where: Auditorium, Level 1, National Museum of Scotland (entrance on Lothian Street)
Doors open: 17:45
First talk: 18:00, Private view 18:30
Second talk: 19:00, Private view 19:30
Event ends: 20:30

Join us on 5 July for an exclusive talk from Principal Curator David Forsyth, and a private view afterwards of the blockbuster exhibition, Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites. Hear how the National Museum of Scotland has separated fact from fiction with this landmark exhibition, which gives a once-in-a-generation opportunity to view remarkable Jacobite artefacts that help tell the story of this complex period of Scottish history.

Booking available soon.

Discounts at NCP Castle Terrace

We’ve teamed up with car park operator NCP to offer National Museums Scotland Members discounted parking at NCP Castle Terrace. Receive up to 12 hours of parking for £8*, which is a saving of up to 65% on standard rates.

To receive the discount, present your parking token along with your Membership card to staff at the National Museum of Scotland’s Entrance Hall ticket desk (Level 0) or at the National War Museum inside Edinburgh Castle. Your parking ticket will be validated, with the discount applied when you pay for your parking at NCP Castle Terrace.

For more information about transport to all our museums, visit our Plan you visit page. 

*Offer only applies to parking periods of between two and 12 hours.

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