Chambers Street, EH1 1JF
The Museum is now closed until further notice
East Fortune Airfield, EH39 5LF
Philipshill Road, G76 9HR
Edinburgh Castle, EH1 2NG
Curator Dr Martin Goldberg joins Vikings writer and producer Michael Hirst to delve into the mysteries of the incredible Galloway Hoard.
Members can enjoy an exclusive preview into the world of pop artist and weaver, Archie Brennan and explore pieces that have never before been on public display.
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.
Have fun with our collections whether you’re at home or outdoors.
Explore the amazing collections of National Museums Scotland through films, animations and podcasts.
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. Your donation today will protect our collections and help us to share their stories with the world.
Late Bronze Age gold hoard from Cae Capel Eithin (Gaerwen), Anglesey, Wales
The Douglas Nugget, Britain's largest gold nugget.
Late Bronze Age bracelets from Hillhead, Caithness
The Adabrock bead
The Minch torc: a treasure from the deep
Late Bronze Age cup-ended ornament from Skye
Gold-bound spearheads from Carnoustie and Pyotdykes
The Heyope Hoard
The Colaton Raleigh Hoard, Devon
The Culduthel wristguard rivet caps
Ystradowen finger ingot
The Knowes of Trotty discs
Gold lunulae from Harlyn Bay, Cornwall
Late Bronze Age penannular ‘hair ring’ from Cladh Hallan, South Uist