Welcome back to National Museums Scotland

We have reopened our doors and are welcoming visitors back.

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Welcome to National Museums Scotland

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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.

Donate today to help protect our remarkable collections and share their stories with the world. Thank you.

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We are seeking 5 new Trustees

Do you share our passion for cultural heritage and have the skills to help us realise our ambitions?

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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 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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Our museums are now open!

We have started to welcome visitors back to our four museums with new safety measures and online timed ticketing. 

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