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Member Preview Day: The Galloway Hoard

28 May 2021
10:00 - 16:30

We are delighted to invite Members and Patrons to an exclusive preview day of The Galloway Hoard: Viking-age Treasure.

Members and Patrons can visit our new exhibition the day before it opens to the public as a special thank you for their continued support which has never been more vital than over the last year.

This event is now fully booked.

How to book

Tickets are available to Members and Patrons only. You will need your Membership number to book.

Your ticket(s) will grant you access to the National Museum of Scotland at the specified time. There are no time slots for access to the exhibition, which you will be able to visit at your leisure on the day. Last entry will be at 16:00. There will be a queuing system in place at the exhibition entrance and our Visitor Experience team will ensure that you can enter the exhibition as quickly and safely as possible.

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The Galloway Hoard exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland is supported by Baillie Gifford.

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Exhibition entry

Entry to The Galloway Hoard is free with pre-booked museum entry. Please note that physical distancing measures mean that numbers inside the exhibition gallery are limited, and museum entry does not guarantee entry to the exhibition. 


There is a queuing system in place at the exhibition entrance, and our Visitor Experience team will ensure that as many people as possible are able to safely visit each day. National Museums Scotland Members receive priority access to the exhibition, but entry is subject to overall capacity. Thank you for your understanding as we work to ensure the safety of our visitors and staff. 

Getting here

National Museum of Scotland
Chambers Street


Map and directions


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 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.
  • There is an induction loop in the Auditorium.
  • Guide dogs, hearing dogs and other recognised assistance dogs are admitted.


Find out more about our access information.

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