Pupils (P4-P7) meet a Jacobite officer to discover more about the 1745 Rising in this session.
The day includes a Viking show, by actors, in our Auditorium, a gallery visit with trail and object handling encounters, led by museum staff. Suitable for P3-5 pupils. A fun, interactive way to find out more about the Vikings in Scotland!
Hedjet the Hippo will lead P1-3 pupils on an adventure to the coronation of a new pharaoh.
Explore five large packages containing real fossils, images and replicas. P2-4 pupils will work in groups to discover which dinosaur each belongs to, before revealing their findings to the class.
Find out about the different types of renewable energy sources used in Scotland in this hands-on STEM session for P5-7 pupils.
Nursery-P1 pupils can investigate different types of weather in this hands-on session through a story, songs and STEM activities.
Become mini-engineers in this hands-on workshop for Early Years.
Join author Mike Nicholson as part of Book Week Scotland.
Visit our exhibition Rip It Up: The Story of Scottish Pop with your class.
This major exhibition tells the 500-year story of humanoid robots and what it means to be human.
P3-7 pupils can discover what life was like for the Romans in Scotland.
Let history come alive in this virtual field trip via Skype in the Classroom.
Pupils (P2-P5) meet a Roman soldier in our living history session about the Romans in Scotland.
The natural world, world cultures, science, technology, design, art and fashion, archaeology and Scottish history – whatever your topic, come on a self-led visit to find out more!
How do we look into space and what can we discover? P4-7 pupils will explore meteorites that have landed on Earth and make their own individual telescopes to take a closer look at the skies above us.
Our handling boxes contain artefacts and natural world specimens for pupils from nursery age to S6 to touch and investigate.
Our new session on the Vikings in Scotland gives P3-7 pupils a chance to handle real and replica objects and try out some Viking activities.
P4-7 pupils take on roles as politicians, scientists and community members who have to work cooperatively to decide what action they will take to survive as a volcano threatens to erupt.
Header image © Ruth Armstrong.
Discover the story of Scottish pop music as we take you on a musical journey from the 1950s to the present day in our new exhibition.
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