Chambers Street, EH1 1JF
The Museum is currently closed to the public until further notice.
East Fortune Airfield, EH39 5LF
Philipshill Road, G76 9HR
Edinburgh Castle, EH1 2NG
Our curators take you on a virtual tour of the museum collections, showing you their favourite objects.
The Galloway Hoard brings together the richest collection of rare and unique Viking-age objects ever found in Britain or Ireland. It is of international significance and will transform our understanding of this period of Scottish history.
You can have so much fun with our collections this summer, whether you’re at home or outdoors.
Explore our online learning resources covering topics within Social Studies, Languages and STEM.
Explore stories, films, games and resources from the museums’ collections.
Our online database contains a selection of the 12 million objects and specimens in our collections.
Discover all the benefits of Membership and find out about types of Membership, prices and ways to join here.
The objects in our care have the power to inspire people now and in the future. Although our museums are closed, our work continues. Your donation today will protect our collections and help us to share their stories with the world.
Explore our places, collections and stories
Join us on a thrilling adventure in our de Havilland Dragon aeroplane.
Meet an engineer who saw this famous pilot fly.
Design and build a better catering trolley for Concorde.
Your pupils will discover more about the forces of flight by building three experiments of their own.
Discover what it was like for the pilots who flew in the First World War.
Your pupils will make simple things that fly, then find out about the pushes and pulls that make them glide.
Work with our costumed interpreter to discover engineering and create solutions.
Discover what it was like for the pilots who flew in the Second World War.
Explore the topic of transport through handling objects and our collection of aeroplanes.