Our free handling boxes contain artefacts and natural world specimens for students to touch and investigate.

Level: Nursery-S6
Cost: Free
Dates available: August – June, subject to availability
Booking: Complete our online booking request form

Handling boxes are available to use every day in the museum, but must be booked in advance. Object handling sessions led by a museum enabler are also available (£70 per class). These sessions also include a gallery safari.

The teachers' notes below provide facts and ideas for questions and discussion with your class.

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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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