14 Oct - 18 Oct 2019
Free with museum admission and Annual Pass
What will we be growing, cooking and eating in the year 2050? Join us to find out and take part in family activities to explore the science behind what we eat.
Find out why seaweed is a superfood and what astronauts eat in space at the Future Foods Café, learn about hydroponics and vertical growing, and make your own mini ‘garden in a glove’ to take home.
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Museum admission prices
Pay once and visit all year with the National Museum of Rural Life Annual Pass. Some events attract a small supplement.
Child £5.50 (under 5 free)
Family of 4 £23 (2 adults and 2 children)
National Museums Scotland Members free
National Trust for Scotland Members free (additional charge for some events)
*60+, students with valid NUS or Young Scot card, unemployed with ID, disabled people. Carers of disabled people free.
- Adapted toilets are available, including baby changing and an adult changing bench.
- There is an induction loop in the cinema
- Paths leading to the farm buildings provide firm smooth surfaces for pushchairs and wheelchairs. However, the distance is approximately half a mile and in places, the path is relatively steep. Seating is provided at regular intervals. A tractor and trailer, the Farm Explorer, is provided for this purpose and is suitable for wheelchair users. This service is free of charge and runs regularly throughout the day.
- The ground floor, but not the first floor, of the farmhouse is accessible by wheelchair.
- Guide dogs, hearing dogs and other recognised assistance dogs are admitted.
You can find more access information here.
Our free events programme is supported by players of People's Postcode Lottery.
Header image: Investigating the science behind the food we eat at Future Foods © Andy Catlin.