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

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

Request a visit

Events, workshops and activities

National Museum of Flight

Information for your visit

Request a visit

Events, workshops and activities

National Museum of Rural Life

Information for your visit

Request a visit

Workshops and activities 

National War Museum

Information for your visit

Request a visit

Workshops and activities

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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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