Cancelled Tour National Museum of Scotland

Collection Centre Tours

26 Mar - 27 Aug 2020
10:30–11:45

National Museums Collection Centre

This event has been cancelled

Go on a behind the scenes tour of our collections research centre in Granton, Edinburgh to see how we store our objects and find out how they are used in international research.

Booking information

Please note: this event has been cancelled in response to the impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

Getting there

National Museums Collection Centre
242 West Granton Road
Edinburgh
EH5 1JA

 

Map and directions

 

There is no visitor parking available but there is on-street parking within the vicinity. Parking for bicycles is available at the Collections Centre. Further information on parking can be found at www.edinburgh.gov.uk/parking.

 

A number of parking spaces are available for Blue Badge holders. To book a Blue Badge parking space or discuss any access requirements, please contact Lee McCulley, Learning Officer (Adults) on 0131 247 4439 or l.mcculley@nms.ac.uk.

 

A number of buses run to NMCC from various parts of Edinburgh, including the 8 and 16 Lothian Bus services. More details can be found on www.lothianbuses.com.

Access

We want everyone who comes to our museums to enjoy their time with us and make the most of their visit. 

 

A number of parking spaces are available for Blue Badge holders. To book a Blue Badge parking space or discuss any access requirements, please contact Lee McCulley, Learning Officer (Adults) on 0131 247 4439 or l.mcculley@nms.ac.uk.

 

This tour involves walking between buildings and climbing stairs.

 

If you have any access requirements, please contact Lee McCulley on 0131 247 4439 or L.McCulley@nms.ac.uk.

Photography

Please note that photography is prohibited unless your tour guide advises.

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