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Gala dinners, events and award ceremonies

From intimate dinners and product launches to red carpet dinners and awards ceremonies, the National Museum of Scotland is one of Edinburgh’s largest and most versatile unique venues, offering an unrivalled collection of galleries and private rooms to accommodate up to 1,500 guests. Our experienced onsite events team will ensure each event makes a lasting impression.
  • Dinner in the Grand Gallery

    Dinner in the Grand Gallery

  • A jazz trio perform in the Grand Gallery at the National Museum of Scotland.

    A jazz trio perform in the Grand Gallery at the National Museum of Scotland.

  • Our giant deer looks on in the Grand Gallery at the National Museum of Scotland.

    Our giant deer looks on in the Grand Gallery at the National Museum of Scotland.

  • Beat the retreat! The Grand Gallery at the National Museum of Scotland is the perfect location for a traditional Scottish ceilidh.

    Beat the retreat! The Grand Gallery at the National Museum of Scotland is the perfect location for a traditional Scottish ceilidh.

  • A large dinner in the National Museum of Scotland's Grand Gallery.

    A large dinner in the National Museum of Scotland's Grand Gallery.

  • Aerialists perform in the National Museum of Scotland's Grand Gallery.

    Aerialists perform in the National Museum of Scotland's Grand Gallery.

  • Special guest David Attenborough at an event in the National Museum of Scotland's Grand Gallery.

    Special guest David Attenborough at an event in the National Museum of Scotland's Grand Gallery.

  • Special guest David Attenborough on stage at an event in the National Museum of Scotland's Grand Gallery.

    Special guest David Attenborough on stage at an event in the National Museum of Scotland's Grand Gallery.

  • An acrobat performs at an event in the National Museum of Scotland's Grand Gallery.

    An acrobat performs at an event in the National Museum of Scotland's Grand Gallery.

  • A red carpet entrance at Chambers Street entrance to National Museum of Scotland

    A red carpet entrance at Chambers Street entrance to National Museum of Scotland

  • The entrance hall on Level 0 at the National Museum of Scotland.

    The entrance hall on Level 0 at the National Museum of Scotland.

  • Highland dancers at the National Museum of Scotland © Simon Williams

    Highland dancers at the National Museum of Scotland © Simon Williams

  • A view of the Grand Gallery from the Level 1 balcony.

    A view of the Grand Gallery from the Level 1 balcony.

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Gala dinners and social evenings

The Grand Gallery is a breathtaking backdrop for the social events in your incentive or conference programme. Whether you are planning an intimate drinks reception, a productive networking event or a spectacular gala dinner, we can create memories that last a lifetime.

Specialising in bespoke event management for occasions on every scale, our experienced onsite team will ensure that your expectations are exceeded.

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