Thursday 12 December, 2013
The date of the next Museum Lates event at the National Museum of Scotland has been announced as Friday 28 February 2014.
Tuesday 10 December, 2013
Mammoths, Ming and First World War Centenary lead the 2014 exhibitions programme at National Museums Scotland.
Wednesday 6 November, 2013
The programme includes exhibitions at the National Museum of Scotland and the National War Museum, a national touring exhibition, participation in a UK-wide learning project with young people and a series of public events for adults and young people.
Tuesday 5 November, 2013
The extraordinary story of the Ming dynasty (1368-1644), a period marked by economic strength and a dramatic flourishing of the arts, will be told in a major exhibition showing at the National Museum of Scotland next summer, Ming: The Golden Empire.
Friday 13 September, 2013
The life and achievements of David Livingstone are being marked in a new exhibition, which opens at Chichiri Museum in Blantyre, Malawi on Tuesday 17 September.
Thursday 12 September, 2013
National Museums Scotland and the ScottishPower Foundation have today announced a new partnership bringing a programme of exciting science and engineering activity to secondary school pupils across Scotland.
Friday 30 August, 2013
Visitors to the National Museum of Rural Life at Kittochside, East Kilbride will have the chance to experience a traditional countryside celebration on Sunday 1 September when the attraction hosts its annual Country Fair.
Monday 12 August, 2013
The award-winning author-illustrator Catherine Rayner’s latest book is inspired by the giraffe in the National Museum of Scotland’s Animal World gallery.
Tuesday 6 August, 2013
National Museums Scotland has acquired Cybraphon, the moody, self-Googling, autonomous robot band in a box. It will be displayed in the Discoveries gallery of the National Museum of Scotland from 9 August 2013.
Thursday 1 August, 2013
The National Museum of Scotland has a jam-packed schedule of events and exhibitions rolling out this August, part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Edinburgh International Festival and Edinburgh Art Festival programmes.
Tuesday 23 July, 2013
A new exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland reveals the spectacular artwork and larger-than-life characters from a 19th century Japanese cultural phenomenon.
Friday 12 July, 2013
National Museums Scotland hits the road this summer to bring science to the music festival circuit.
Monday 8 July, 2013
National Museums Scotland will present a major exhibition in 2014 exploring the mysteries of the Ice Age and revealing what life was like for the iconic mammals of this era; the mammoth and the mastodon.
Thursday 4 July, 2013
The Heritage Lottery Fund has announced its support for the next phase of a Development Plan to transform the National Museum of Flight, located at East Fortune in East Lothian, with the award of a *First Round pass for a grant of £1.3 million.
Wednesday 12 June, 2013
Battling robots, a giant animatronic T rex dinosaur and one of the world’s most advanced robotic limbs are just some of the attractions on show at the National Museum of Flight’s Robots Live!
Wednesday 5 June, 2013
One of the finest jewels in the Royal Collection is among the spectacular objects making their way to the National Museum of Scotland as the countdown begins to the opening of the major summer exhibition, Mary, Queen of Scots.
Friday 31 May, 2013
This summer National Museums Scotland presents a major exhibition on the life of Mary Stewart (1542-87), Queen of Scots.
Thursday 11 April, 2013
Young people across Scotland are to curate their own exhibitions inspired by the collections of National Museums Scotland.
Monday 18 March, 2013
National Museums Scotland has acquired an unparalleled collection of Scottish fossils, dating from one of the planet’s most crucial evolutionary periods. The specimens have been secured for the nation thanks to a grant by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).
Tuesday 12 March, 2013
The National Museum of Scotland is the first Scottish attraction to reach the Top 10 in the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) annual list.
Thursday 28 February, 2013
Contemporary artist Ilana Halperin creatively explores time through fossils, minerals and geological sculptures in The Library, opening on 24 May at the National Museum of Scotland.
Monday 4 February, 2013
National Museums Scotland has today announced that the National Museum of Costume at Shambellie House, near New Abbey, Dumfries is to close.