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National Museums Scotland offer the perfect setting for formal dinners, dream weddings or a birthday extravaganza.

Weddings

  • Newlyweds in the Animal World gallery © First Light Photography

    Newlyweds in the Animal World gallery © First Light Photography
  • Newlyweds in the Grand Gallery © First Light Photography

    Newlyweds in the Grand Gallery © First Light Photography
  • Grand Gallery wedding to table flowers © Katy Heney

    Grand Gallery wedding to table flowers © Katy Heney
  • Newlyweds in the Grand Gallery © Katy Heney

    Newlyweds in the Grand Gallery © Katy Heney
  • Newlyweds in the archway leading to the Grand Gallery © Katy Heney

    Newlyweds in the archway leading to the Grand Gallery © Katy Heney
  • Newlyweds on the Roof Terrace © Katy Heney

    Newlyweds on the Roof Terrace © Katy Heney


“Thank you for making our wedding so special... it was all simply perfect”

 Katy and Paul

Celebrate your wedding in the unique surrounds of the National Museum of Scotland, National Museum of Flight or National Museum of Rural Life.

Whether you are planning an intimate roof top ceremony or evening reception for 500 guests, our striking galleries, private rooms and grounds can accommodate wedding celebrations on every scale.

Choosing one of our museums as the destination for your special day is just the beginning of your wedding journey. The museums’ dedicated events team will work with you to create an unforgettable experience that both you and your guests will treasure for a lifetime.

“Your service was completely faultless and remarked on by a number of our guests as the best wedding and venue they had ever been to.” 

Moira and Ian

Private dinners and parties

  • Dinner in the Boardroom

    Dinner in the Boardroom
  • Dinner on long tables in the Grand Gallery

    Dinner on long tables in the Grand Gallery
  • Dinner in the Bute Room

    Dinner in the Bute Room
  • Piper on the roof terrace

    Piper on the roof terrace
  • Flame throwers

    Flame throwers
  • Small dinner in the Grand Gallery

    Small dinner in the Grand Gallery
  • Private dinner

    Private dinner


The museums present a selection of private rooms and galleries to suit every occasion. From intimate anniversary dinners to grand birthday parties, our team have over 40 years’ experience planning exceptional events. We will work with you to create a truly bespoke celebration and manage everything on the day, allowing you to share each memorable moment with family and friends.

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