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Tim Peake’s Spacecraft

17 May - 4 Aug 2018
10:00 - 17:00
See the Soyuz spacecraft used for European Space Agency Astronaut Tim Peake’s Principia Mission to the International Space Station and accompanying virtual reality adventure.

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National Museum of Flight

Scotland's National Airshow 2018

28 Jul 2018
10:00-17:00
Book tickets for Scotland’s National Airshow 2018 for a day of breathtaking aerial displays on Saturday 28 July.

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National Museum of Scotland

Museum After Hours: Friday Fringe Takeover

10 Aug - 24 Aug 2018
19:30-22:30
Enjoy a unique flavour of the Fringe and explore our galleries after hours across three exhilarating nights, each with handpicked performers, comedy, music, bars and entry to our summer exhibition, Rip It Up.
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  • Search the collections

    Our online database contains a selection of the 12 million objects and specimens in our collections.
  • Art of Glass

    This exhibition explores the work of leading glass artists in Britain today.
  • Hidden Gems: Scotland’s Agates

    The deceptively simple exteriors of agates conceal an enormous spectrum of colour and texture. Discover how and why these beautiful semi-precious Scottish gems have captivated collectors past and present.
  • Kawarasaki Gonjūrō I as Hanakawado Sukeroku, from the series Thirty-six Selected Floral Parallels (Tōsei mitate sanjūrokkasen)

    New Ancient Egypt and East Asia galleries

    The National Lottery has confirmed a grant of £1,071,900 towards the fourth and final stage of the Masterplan to transform the National Museum of Scotland.
  • Modernist Jewellery

    Discover a generation of designers and makers who embraced innovative and diverse influences, from the natural environment to the non-precious materials they used, that would go on to influence a new wave of jewellery production.
  • Become a Member

    Members enjoy a range of exclusive benefits and support the work of National Museums Scotland. Join us from just £41.
  • Schools programme

    Welcome to a world of learning with National Museums Scotland. Bring the Curriculum for Excellence to life with the help of our collections.
  • Venue hire

    National Museums Scotland offers a collection of spectacular venues to suit every occasion. For intimate dinners for 12 guests to grand celebrations for 1,500, each unique and versatile setting ensures and an unforgettable event.
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Discover the story of Scottish pop music as we take you on a musical journey from the 1950s to the present day in our new exhibition.

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