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National Museum of Scotland

Christmas Art Competition

27 Dec - 30 Dec 2018
10:30-16:30
Be inspired by the museum and get drawing in our annual art competition at National Museum of Scotland.

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National Museum of Scotland

December Themed Tours

1 Dec - 31 Dec 2018
15:00-16:00
Our free guided themed tours at National Museum of Scotland explore everything from Scotland's history to the supernatural.

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National Museum of Scotland

Hogmanay Family Fun

31 Dec 2018
10:00-16:00
Take part in a ceilidh session especially for wee ones, get your toes tapping to some live traditional music and make a robot resolution!
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