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Community and access programmes

We want everyone who comes to our museums to enjoy their time with us and make the most of their visit.
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Museum Socials

Free sessions for anyone living with dementia, their relatives, friends and supporters.

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Friday Friends

Friday Friends are regular sessions ran in conjunction with City of Edinburgh Council to provide a welcoming space for D/deaf or visually impaired children ad their families.

Friday Friends
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Relaxed Mornings

Join us on the first Sunday of the month for a more relaxed morning for those who would appreciate a calmer experience in the museum

Relaxed Mornings
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Relaxed and ASN family programmes

A regular programme of sessions for children with additional support needs and their families/carers.

Relaxed and ASN family programmes


Inspired by's five ways to wellbeing, we've compiled a list of ways that everyone can boost their mood using National Museums Scotland and our collections.

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General community visits

Find out more about how we can support your community group to visit our museums.

General community visits

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