Training and guidance for museums

We provide expert advice on collections, their identification, care and management. We also offer wider skills training to museums in Scotland.

Our collections departments can provide expert advice on collections, their identification, care and management to representatives from organisations holding a public collection in Scotland.

Our departmental directory is organised to help you find the support and advice you are looking for. Please see our Guide to Collections Advice for more information on advice we can offer you. For more information, please contact partnerships@nms.ac.uk.

Collections Care Training

This free online training focuses on the basics of caring for museum collections.

This training offers practical advice, good practice through case studies and demonstrations, along with resources and links to further learning. It is aimed at staff or volunteers new to caring for collections, or those looking for a refresher in the subject area.
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Maths in Museums

These resources aim to help you integrate more maths into your museum programming and take part in Maths Week Scotland 2021.

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