Welcome to a world of learning with National Museums Scotland. Bring the Curriculum for Excellence to life with the help of our incredible collections: the natural world, world cultures, science, technology, design, art and fashion, archaeology and Scottish history – we cover it all!

School visits to our museums

Expand your students’ horizons and enrich classroom teaching with the our exciting collections and programmes.
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Workshops at our museums

Workshops at our four museums enhance students' knowledge of a wide range of topics in a practical, experiential fashion. Find out about workshops at our four museum sites here.
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New galleries at the National Museum of Scotland

Three new galleries complete the transformation of the National Museum of Scotland. These galleries are dedicated to Ancient Egypt, East Asia and the Art of Ceramics and schools can visit them from Friday 8 February 2019.
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CPD and resources for teachers

We have a range of resources and support for teachers looking to visit our museums or use our collections in their classrooms.
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Visiting with additional support needs pupils

National Museums Scotland is committed to encouraging all pupils to enjoy our museums. We now have a range of initiatives to support and welcome pupils with additional support needs to the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh.
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Overseas school groups

We welcome overseas school groups to our museums and can offer a wide range of resources.
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Contact us

National Museum of Scotland
0131 247 4041
schools@nms.ac.uk

National War Museum
0131 247 4041
schools@nms.ac.uk

National Museum of Flight
0131 247 4238
schoolsnmof@nms.ac.uk

National Museum of Rural Life
0131 247 4377
schoolsnmorl@nms.ac.uk

 

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