Scottish history, nature, world cultures, science and technology, art and design – you can find it all in our programme for nursery and primary pupils.

 

A Jacobite Journey workshop (P4-7)

Pupils (P4-P7) meet a Jacobite officer to discover more about the 1745 Rising in this session.

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A Viking Day Out (P3-5)

The day for P3-5 pupils includes a Viking show, by actors, in our Auditorium, a gallery visit with trail and object handling encounters, led by museum staff.

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An Egyptian Adventure workshop (P1-3)

Hedjet the Hippo will lead P1–3 pupils on an adventure to the coronation of a new pharaoh.

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Ancient Egypt gallery visit (P1-7)

In February 2019, a new gallery opened at the National Museum of Scotland, dedicated to ancient Egypt. Explore the gallery using Hedjet the Hippo's Ancient Egyptian Adventure trail sheet.

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Ancient Egypt handling box (P1-7)

Classes can discover more about life and death in ancient Egypt by booking our handling box. The box is split into four themes: Life, Mummification, Afterlife and Egyptology.

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Dinosaur Discovery workshop (P2-4)

Explore five large packages containing real fossils, images and replicas. P2-4 pupils will work in groups to discover which dinosaur each belongs to, before revealing their findings to the class.

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Dinosaurs Magic Carpet (Nursery-P1)

Climb aboard our Magic Carpet to discover more about dinosaurs through songs, stories and a chance to handle real objects.

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General visit to the museum (Nurs-P7)

You can book to visit the museum free of charge with your classes. The natural world, world cultures, science, technology, design, art and fashion, archaeology and Scottish history – whatever your topic, come on a visit to find out more!

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Museum Stories: Ancient Egypt Event (P3-5)

Join our museum curators to find out more about their jobs, what they enjoyed when they were children, and to hear some fascinating facts about ancient Egypt.

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Parasites Exhibition Visit (P4-7)

Visit this interactive STEM exhibition with your class to discover more about fight to eradicate five neglected tropical diseases.

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Raiders and Traders: Vikings in Scotland workshop (P3-7)

Our workshop on the Vikings in Scotland gives P3-7 pupils a chance to handle objects and try out some Viking activities.

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Renewable Energy: Power House workshop (P5-7)

Find out about the different types of renewable energy sources used in Scotland in this hands-on STEM session for P5–7 pupils.

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Teacher-led handling boxes (Nurs-P7)

Our handling boxes contain artefacts and natural world specimens for pupils from nursery age to S6 to touch and investigate.

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The Romans Revealed workshop (P3-7)

P3-7 pupils can discover what life was like for the Romans in Scotland.

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Tyrannosaurs Exhibition Visit (P1-7)

The most comprehensive exhibition ever mounted on tyrannosaurs is coming to the National Museum of Scotland!

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Volcano: Seconds from Disaster workshop (P4-7)

P4-7 pupils take on roles as politicians, scientists and community members who have to work cooperatively to decide what action they will take to survive as a volcano threatens to erupt.

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