Connecting Scotland to the world and the world to Scotland.
23 Jan - 4 May 2020
Meet the most feared and revered of all dinosaurs in this cutting-edge exhibition, bringing the latest discoveries in palaeontology to life and challenging preconceptions about these ferocious predators.Find out more
Discover the remarkable culture and achievements of the ancient Egyptians and explore one of the most significant East Asia collections in the UK.New Ancient Egypt, East Asia and Ceramics galleries
Come and be part of history and enjoy a range of exclusive benefits.
With Membership to National Museums Scotland, you will enjoy fantastic savings, with free entry to our museums, exhibitions, big days out, and access to exclusive Member events and discounts.
Choose to pay by Direct Debit and they'll receive 15 months for the price of 12 in the first year!
Explore the unique range of gifts and books in our online shop.
Celebrate all things Scottish with our Wild and Majestic collection, find a place in your home for the iconic Lewis chesspieces or discover our range of jewellery, based on treasures from the National Museum of Scotland.
Our Collections Centre in Granton, Edinburgh provides state-of-the-art conservation laboratories and enhanced storage for the national collections.Find out more