Event
National Museum of Scotland

Museum After Hours: Friday Fringe Takeover

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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National Museum of Flight

Red Arrows Hawk T.1A

25 Apr 2018 - 31 Jan 2025
10:00-17:00
We welcome the arrival of a fantastic Red Arrows Hawk T.1A to the collection at National Museum of Flight for 2018.

Exhibition
National Museum of Scotland

Art of Glass

6 Apr - 16 Sep 2018
10:00-17:00
This exhibition explores the work of leading glass artists in Britain today.
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  • Search the collections

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

    This exhibition invited visitors to 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.
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    Welcome to a world of learning with National Museums Scotland. Bring the Curriculum for Excellence to life with the help of our collections.
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