18 Nov 2022
Third Friday of the month, 10:30–12:00
Our Museum Socials events are created for anyone affected by Dementia and their relatives, friends and supporters.
Museum Socials create a friendly environment where everyone is welcome and all contributions are valued. They are suitable for first-time visitors and for those who might not regularly come to the museum, as well as people who have always loved visiting.
Join our next one:
18 November 2022
Enjoy a stimulating morning of refreshments, a specially tailored music performance and a focus on some of our most fascination objects here at the National Museum of Scotland. In conjunction with Live Music Now.
Back together again! The return of our in-person museum social for people living with dementia and their supporters. Our sessions are relaxed and informal, start with tea and cake, and feature a range of activities inspired by our collections.
Each month has a different theme. Take a look at what's coming up below.
Live Music Now
As part of our regular in-person Museum Social programme for people living with Dementia and their supporters please join us for a magical combination of museum objects and live music from the 'Morris Begg Duo'. Ross and Ines who will be performing on the day are a classical soprano and guitar group. Enjoy a stimulating morning of refreshments, a specially tailored music performance and a focus on some of our most fascination objects here at the National Museum of Scotland. In conjunction with
Doctor Who: Worlds of Wonder
Join us in December for our very own Museum Social Doctor Who Christmas Special! Doctor Who Worlds of Wonder exhibition is the Scottish premiere of this ground-breaking exhibition that explores the science behind the long-running hit series, Doctor Who, for fans and newcomers alike. David Smith from National Museums Scotland will be taking us on a travel through the time exploring teleportation technology and the TARDIS. Together we will address the big questions that have emerged from the TV series such as is time travel possible and could complex life exist on other planets? Festive refreshments included as part of our Christmas special!
The event runs from 10:30 till 12:00 on Level 2 of our Education Space at the National Museum of Scotland on Chambers Street.
This space is accessible by lift and is well signposted. Our team will be on hand to show you the way on the day.
The event is free but please register now for your free space via Eventbrite. You will receive a confirmation email providing directions and further information from the Community Engagement team a few days before the event.
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.