Enrich your classroom teaching with the help of our incredible collections and engaging programmes. We have four museums you can book to visit free of charge: 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?

  • Free admission to all our four museums for pre-booked school groups. (Overseas school groups can find out more information here)
  • Resources you can use during your visit or back in class
  • A bookable programme of workshops, events, and activities closely linked to the Curriculum for Excellence on a range of topics
  • Discounted temporary exhibition entry when booked in advance
  • Teacher's Continuing professional development sessions and events

Bookings for 2019-20 school year open on 12 August. Our online booking request forms will be available below for completion from that date.

Topics and activities vary across our four museums. Find out more about what’s on offer here:

National Museum of Scotland

Information for your visit

Workshops

National Museum of Flight

Information for your visit

Workshops

National Museum of Rural Life

Information for your visit

Workshops

National War Museum

Information for your visit

Workshops

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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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