Event
National War Museum

Researching Your Military Ancestors: Workshop

28 Nov 2018
11:00 - 13:00
Did your Scottish ancestors serve in the Army, Navy or Air Force? Are you trying to trace their history?

Event
National Museum of Rural Life

Christmas Fair at the Farm

9 Dec 2018
10:00-17:00
Celebrate Yuletide on the farm at the National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride.

Exhibition
National Museum of Scotland

Embroidered Stories
Scottish Samplers

26 Oct 2018 - 21 Apr 2019
10:00-17:00
Get an insight into the lives of children in the 18th and 19th centuries through this unique collection of Scottish samplers on loan from American collector Leslie B. Durst.
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