Enrich your classroom teaching with the help of our incredible collections and engaging programmes.

We have over 12 million objects, covering a range of topics and four museums: National Museum of Scotland (Edinburgh), National War Museum (Edinburgh), National Museum of Flight (East Lothian) and National Museum of Rural Life (East Kilbride).

What’s on offer?

We continue to support your teaching and learning by offering different ways for your classes to connect with us virtually. 

Online resources

Suitable for pupils to do at home or in school, our activities include Broad General Education and Senior Phase content and cover topics within Social Studies, Languages and STEM.

  • Quick wins – ten minute activities, with extension activities
  • Primary resources including literacy, maths, modern languages and more
  • Secondary resources including parasites, fashion, social studies and more

Digital Schools Sessions

Bring the museums to your class with our online sessions.

Find out more

Visiting our museums

At present, we are not able to take school bookings for visiting our museums

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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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