Here you'll find past National Museum Scotland press releases.

2015 press releases.

Here you'll find our press releases from 2015.

2015 Archive: Copper accelerating cavity

Thursday 23 April, 2015

National Museums Scotland Acquires CERN Component for New Science Galleries.

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2015 Archive: National Museums Scotland acquires Picasso's Capra

Thursday 30 April, 2015

National Museums Scotland Acquires Rare Picasso Glass Sculpture for New Art and Design Galleries

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2015 Archive: I Love Museums

Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Wednesday 10 June sees the launch of I Love Museums, a new campaign to demonstrate the depth of support for UK museums.

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2015 Archive: New £12 million building unveiled at National Museums Collection Centre

Wednesday 24 June, 2015

A new state-of-the art collections research, access and storage facility was unveiled today at the National Museums Collection Centre in Edinburgh by Fiona Hyslop MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Europe, Culture and External Affairs.

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2015 Archive: Museum to welcome equine giants

Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Dozens of Clydesdale horses will put their best hooves forward at the National Museum of Rural Life at Kittochside, East Kilbride this Sunday 19 July when they take part in the attraction’s annual Heavy Horse Show.

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2015 Archive: New recruit at National Museums Scotland

Wednesday, 2 September 2015

National Museums Scotland is delighted to unveil its new Head of Development. Margaret Clift McNulty, who is currently Head of Fundraising at the country’s leading disability charity, will join the National Museums Scotland team from next month.

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2015 Archive: The Silversmith’s Art: Made in Britain Today

Thursday, 3 September 2015

The Silversmith’s Art: Made in Britain Today will celebrate the exceptional artistry and skill that make Britain a world leader in modern silver.

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2015 Archive: “Britain’s greatest pilot” reunited with infamous aircraft 70 years after he flew it

Thursday 10 September 2015

Captain Eric Brown CBE – often referred to as Britain’s greatest ever pilot - was today reunited with the Messerschmitt Me 163B-1a Komet at the National Museum of Flight in East Fortune.

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2015 Archive: Child’s Play

Monday 21 September, 2015

A talking doll from the 1890s from Thomas Edison, a toy nuclear power station from the 1960s and the 1990s Barbie-cam all feature in a new display, Child’s Play, opening at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh this Friday, 25 September.

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2015 Archive: New to the National Collections

Monday 19 October, 2015

A fragment of the 2013 Chelyabinsk Meteor, a robot butler from the 1980s and a rare piece of glass sculpture by Pablo Picasso are among the fascinating objects featured in this display opening at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh this Friday, 23 October.

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2015 Archive: Museum Lates: Victorian Sensation

Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Karaoke, tattoos and magic will all be served up with a Victorian twist alongside a star musical line-up at Museum Lates: Victorian Sensation at the National Museum of Scotland on Friday 13 November 2015.

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2015 Archive: Christmas and New Year at National Museums Scotland

Wednesday 2 December, 2015

National Museums Scotland has revealed its Christmas and New Year events programme.

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2015 Archive: National Museums Scotland 2016 Programme

Friday 27 November, 2015

National Museums Scotland has revealed its exhibitions programme for 2016, including 10 new galleries, two aircraft hangars, Celts, fossils and some Monkey Business...

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2015 Archive: Fossil Hunters: Unearthing the Mystery of Life on Land

Tuesday 19 January, 2015

A collection of Scottish fossils which solve the mystery of how vertebrate life came to move from water to land will be displayed in a new exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland entitled Fossil Hunters: Unearthing the Mystery of Life on Land.

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