Event National Museum of Scotland

Autism After Hours

18 Feb 2020

Free, booking required

Visit the museum on your own terms once the public have gone home. In February, explore our Parasites: The Battle for Survival exhibition.


18 Feb - Parasites: The Battle for Survival, Exhibition Gallery 2, Level 3

Booking information

This event is for autistic young people age 14+ and their families or carers.

Call 0131 247 4199 or email l.bennison@nms.ac.uk to book with Laura Bennison, Community Engagement Officer. Feel free to contact Laura with any questions about the event.

Getting here

National Museum of Scotland
Chambers Street


Map and directions


There is level access to the Museum via the main doors to the Entrance Hall on Chambers Street and the Tower entrance at the corner of Chambers Street and George IV Bridge. Lifts are available to all floors and accessible toilets are available on most floors, as well as a Changing Places (U) toilet in the Entrance Hall on Level 0. Guide dogs, hearing dogs and other recognised assistance dogs are admitted. You can find more access information here.

Header image: Looking at research images © Julia Wcislo at the University of Dundee

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Parasites: Battle for Survival

Join the battle against five tropical diseases and the parasites that cause them in this interactive exhibition and discover how scientific research taking place in Scotland is leading the way in this field.
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