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Welcome to National Museums Scotland

Our museums are reopening and tickets are now available for booking. We can't wait to welcome you back!

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Welcome to National Museums Scotland

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LGBTQIA+ Hidden Histories Trail

Explore LGBTQIA+ stories across our collections in this new trail.

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Help to protect Scotland’s remarkable objects and the stories they hold. 

Join today and enjoy fantastic savings, with free access to all our museums and exhibitions, exclusive Member experiences and discounts in all our shops and cafes. 

Choose to pay by Direct Debit and you’ll receive 15 months for the price of 12 in your first year!

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Our stories live on in the objects we leave behind, objects that have the power to inspire people now and in the future. But without protection these objects and their stories can be lost forever.

Please support our work by making a donation today.

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Explore the Museum online

Discover the remarkable galleries of the National Museum of Scotland on Google Street View

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Search the collections database

Our online database contains a selection of the 12 million objects and specimens in our collections. New records are added regularly.

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National Museums Collection Centre

Our Collections Centre in Granton, Edinburgh provides state-of-the-art conservation laboratories and enhanced storage for the national collections.

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Enjoy free entry to the National Museum of Flight and much more. Become a Member today.

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Museum reopening

Our museums are now open and tickets are available to book. We can't wait to welcome you back.

Find out more