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

Amadeus & The Bard: 18th Century Cosmic Brothers Performance (S3-6)

This exhibition showcases the development of romantic visions of Scotland and explores how they were used to represent Scotland around the world.

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Body Beautiful: Diversity on the Catwalk Exhibition Visit (S1-6)

Discover how today’s fashion industry is challenging perceptions and championing alternative ideals of beauty on the catwalk, in advertising, editorial and behind the camera.

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Careers Hive (S1-3)

Careers Hive is an immersive careers event for S1-3 students presented by Edinburgh Science Learning.

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DNA: A Question of Taste (S5-6)

This hands-on workshop allows Higher and Advanced Higher Biology students to experiment with modern laboratory techniques, including DNA extraction, PCR, restriction enzyme digestion and gel electrophoresis.

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General visit to the museum (S1-6)

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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Jewellery handling box (S5-6)

This teacher-led session offers National Qualifications 3-5 and Higher students a chance to explore our contemporary jewellery handling collection.

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Parasites Exhibition Visit (S1-6)

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

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Portrait Photography Workshop (S5-6)

Inspired by the Body Beautiful exhibition, S5–6 pupils will learn the skills they need to prepare a portrait photography shoot and create a related zine, with one day at the museum and an afternoon at Stills: Centre for Photography.

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Scotland and Britain 1830-1930: Emigration Workshop (S4-6)

We are looking to update our current workshop and are looking for a teacher/class to be involved in the development and testing.

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Teacher-led handling boxes (S1-6)

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

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Tyrannosaurs Exhibition Visit (S1-6)

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

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Wild and Majestic Exhibition Visit (S1-6)

This exhibition showcases the development of romantic visions of Scotland and explores how they were used to represent Scotland around the world.

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