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Curiosity Club

10 Sep - 10 Dec 2022
One Saturday each month, specific dates below

Studio 1, Level 4 (Learning Centre)

£6 (Members and Concessions £5)

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An exciting, hands-on monthly session for curious kids aged 7 – 11, with a different theme each time!

Leave your grown-ups at the door and jump into our new Saturday morning Curiosity Club. Unleash your inner museum detective and explore through games, activities, and gallery visits. There’s a different topic each month capturing some of the museum's most exciting and child friendly collections and themes.

We launch the new club with Vikings, followed by Monsters, Dinosaurs and Space themed sessions! See below for more information about the upcoming themes.

🗡️ Curiosity Club: Vikings (sold out)

Saturday 10 September 

Have a go at using a metal detector and see if you can match modern day items to their Viking equivalents. We’ll also get hands on with some weapons fit for a warrior and spark creativity with our Viking-themed craft activity.

👹 Curiosity Club: Monsters (sold out)

Saturday 8 October

Uncover things that go bump in the night… Find out about mythical monsters from around the world and be inspired by curious creatures found in nature.

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🦖 Curiosity Club: Dinosaurs (sold out)

Saturday 19 November

Get ready to roar as we dig into all things dinosaur for this club with the usual mix of gallery challenges and hands-on activities.

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🌌 Curiosity Club: Space (sold out)

Saturday 10 December

Prepare for launch in this month’s space themed club. The wonder of the universe awaits with interactive experiments and fascinating objects.

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Please note that these sessions are for children aged 7 – 11 years without their grown-ups present.

Getting here

We will be open for ticket holders from 10:15 at the Learning Centre, so that the sessions can start promptly at 10:30.

Enter the museum from the main public entrance on Chambers Street.

National Museum of Scotland
Chambers Street

Map and directions

Visiting safely

Visitors will be asked to follow the current museum guidelines detailed at


  • 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. 

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