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National Museum of Scotland

Museum Late: Rip It Up

16 Nov 2018
19:00–22:30
Our Museum Lates return in November with a Rip It Up-themed evening extravaganza!

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National Museum of Scotland

Annual Open Evening

21 Nov 2018
18:00-19:30 (Doors 17:45)
Join us to hear more about our work over the past year and our future plans at the Annual Open Evening.

Event
National Museum of Scotland

Science Saturday

17 Nov 2018 - 26 Jan 2019
12:00-16:00
Join us for a monthly celebration of all things scientific at our Science Saturdays - there's something for all ages.
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  • Search the collections

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

    See new acquisitions from across the museum’s collections, from the skull of a killer whale to cutting-edge ceramic design and beautiful 19th and 20th century Japanese ceramics.
  • 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, East Asia and Ceramics galleries

    Three new galleries complete the transformation of the National Museum of Scotland.
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  • 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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