To ensure your visit to the National Museum of Scotland runs smoothly, all visits must be booked in advance. Please complete the booking request form here.

About your visit

Further information on visiting the National Museum of Scotland, including details of workshops, costs and other practical information, can be found here.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss any aspect of your visit please contact schools@nms.ac.uk.

This booking request form is for UK school groups. If you are planning a visit with an overseas group, please see our overseas school pages.

Limited availability

Due to high levels of demand, we can now only offer self-guided gallery visits for the remainder of the 2017/2018 school year. All Enabler-led workshops and handling sessions (Enabler-led and self-guided) are fully booked.

Please ensure all mandatory fields (marked with an *) are completed.

Request a visit to the National Museum of Scotland

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About your visit

Please indicate class sizes if booking for more than one class.




(Museum opens at 10:00)
(Museum closes at 17:00)


If you would like to book a workshop, please select from the choices below

If applicable

If you would like to book a self-guided visit, please tell us which galleries you plan to visit






If you would like to book a handling box, please select from the list below

If you would like to visit a special exhibition, please let us know the name



Please note that submitting a request is not confirmation of booking. We will advise on availability within five working days of submission.

If the form has submitted successfully you will receive an automatic email showing details of your request. If you do not receive this the form has not submitted successfully, usually because some of the mandatory fields have not been completed.

The personal information we collect from you is used solely for the above booking(s). The data will not be shared with any third party, and will be held securely in accordance with current data protection legislation. For more information please read our Privacy Notice.

Contact us

Tel: 0131 247 4041
schools@nms.ac.uk

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