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Event National Museum of Scotland

Fashionably Late

6 Oct 2023
19:30 - 22:30 Museum Kitchen open from 18:30

£16 - £22 including exhibition entry (see below for details)

Strictly 18+

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Join us for an evening of fun, frolics and fashion in the beautiful setting of the National Museum of Scotland at night. 

The night will include: 

  • Live music in the Grand Gallery with Tom McGuire and the Brassholes

  • A giant silent disco in Hawthornden Court with a channel dedicated to fashion hits!

  • Bite-sized talks with top stylists in our Auditorium 

  • Fashion-themed activities around the galleries, including fashion illustration and temporary tattoos 

  • Bars and street food (Museum Kitchen open early from 18:30)

  • Free admission to our Beyond the Little Black Dress exhibition 

  • Access to a selection of our galleries at night 

Wear what you want, but if in doubt wear black! 

8 men pose in white outfits on a white backdrop. They are all holding different musical instruments.

Tom McGuire & The Brassholes

Tom McGuire and the Brassholes logo


Adult £22
Concession (Over 60, Disabled, Unemployed) £20 
National Museums Scotland Member £18
Student (18+) £16
Young Scot (18+) £16


Booking information

Age 18+. Ticket includes admission to Beyond the Little Black Dress exhibition.

Group Discount: Save 10% when you book 6 adult tickets together - the discount will automatically be applied at checkout. 

Getting here

National Museum of Scotland
Chambers Street

Map and directions

Challenge 25 and ticket-related ID

This event is strictly 18+.

If you’re lucky enough to look under 25, please have valid ID ready for event entry and at our bars – if it’s hard to tell, we have to ask.

Please also ensure you have the appropriate ID with you on the night (e.g. valid Membership card, student ID or Young Scot card) if you have purchased a concession price ticket.


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

  • There is level access to the Museum via the main doors to the Entrance Hall on Chambers Street. 

  • Lifts are available to all event areas and accessible toilets are available on Levels 0 and 3, as well as a Changing Places (U) toilet in the Entrance Hall on Level 0.

  • Wheelchairs are available for loan at no charge. Please note wheelchairs cannot be booked in advance. On arrival, ask about availability at the Information Desk. Small mobility scooters are permitted inside the museum.

  • Guide dogs, hearing dogs and other recognised assistance dogs are admitted.

If you have any questions about venue accessibility for your specific needs, please contact us in advance via or ask a member of staff on the night.


Please note that filming and photography will take place at this event.

Ticketing Terms and Conditions

National Museums Scotland have a non-refundable and non-transferable ticketing policy. Please refer to our  full Ticketing Terms and Conditions here. 

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