Museum closures in response to the impact of Coronavirus.

In response to the impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) we have made the decision to close all our museums to the public from Tuesday 17 March at 5pm until further notice. This will include the National Museum of Scotland, the National Museum of Flight, the National Museum of Rural Life and the National War Museum at Edinburgh Castle.

The national collections within our care will continue to be monitored and made secure during this time. You can also keep in touch by following us on our social media channels and through our website

For general enquiries please email and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

Find out more about updates in relation to COVID-19 disruption for members

If you have bought a ticket to an upcoming exhibition or event, you will be offered a full refund.

Many thanks for your understanding and continued support.

Further information

Last updated 14.00, 25 March 2020

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