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Meetings and conferences

The National Museum of Scotland is situated in central Edinburgh, a 10 minute walk from Waverley train station, all the city centre hotels and with public transport links to Edinburgh Airport outside the museum. Delegates are offered an unusual and inspiring destination for a meeting or conference.
  • The Auditorium offers comprehensive facilities, seating up to 210.

    The Auditorium offers comprehensive facilities, seating up to 210.

  • A view of the Auditorium seating at the National Museum of Scotland.

    A view of the Auditorium seating at the National Museum of Scotland.

  • The South Hall entrance to the Auditorium.

    The South Hall entrance to the Auditorium.

  • Talk to us about the catering options available for your event.

    Talk to us about the catering options available for your event.

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Conferences in the Auditorium Complex

The Auditorium offers comprehensive facilities, seating up to 210, a full suite of audio visual equipment and onsite technician available throughout your event.

The facility fee includes exclusive use of the South Hall and the Events Space, providing an additional area for breakout sessions, exhibitions and catering.

If additional breakout spaces are required, the Boardroom, the Bute Room and Rooftops can also be hired.

Catering staff serving lunch to a corporate event at National Museum of Scotland

  • The Board Room set up for dinner.

    The Board Room set up for dinner.

  • The Board Room set up for a meeting.

    The Board Room set up for a meeting.

  • The Board Room set up as a breakout room.

    The Board Room set up as a breakout room.

  • The Bute Room set up in cabaret style.

    The Bute Room set up in cabaret style.

  • The Bute Room set up in theatre style.

    The Bute Room set up in theatre style.

  • The Bute Room set up as a breakout room.

    The Bute Room set up as a breakout room.

  • A view towards Edinburgh Castle from the National Museum of Scotland's Roof Terrace.

    A view towards Edinburgh Castle from the National Museum of Scotland's Roof Terrace.

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Meetings in the Board and Bute Rooms

The Boardroom and Bute Room provide a suite of distinctive meeting spaces with a spectacular roof terrace for your exclusive use.

The Bute Room is a flexible and elegant space that can accommodate a variety of events, from seminars, team away days and workshops, followed by cocktail receptions, whisky tastings or dinner. The Boardroom has an in-built plasma screen with spectacular views of Edinburgh Castle, an inspiring space for meetings or breakout activities. Guests also have access to a private roof terrace, the perfect place to relax and recharge between sessions.

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