Now open Event National Museum of Scotland

Museum Socials

16 Aug - 20 Sep 2019
Museum Socials happen once a month on Fridays
10:30–12:00

Free, ticketed, refreshments included

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Our Museum Socials series of events are created for anyone affected by Dementia and their relatives, friends and supporters.

Date

Booking now available for 16 August and 20 September.

Booking information

Book in person at our museums, call 0300 123 6789 or book online.

Our 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.

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, so take a look at the dates and topics below. 

Date

Topic

Meeting point

16 August

Romans in Scotland

Discover how Romans dealt with Scottish tribes at the edge of the Roman Empire.

Meet at the Entrance Hall (street level)

20 September

Fashioning the body

Inspired by the exhibition Body Beautiful, explore how clothing has altered or adapted our bodies over the years.

Meet at the Entrance Hall (street level)

Museum Socials are inspired by Meet Me at MoMA. We are programming these with the National Galleries of Scotland and the National Library of Scotland.  

Getting here

National Museum of Scotland
Chambers Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1JF

 

Map and directions

Access

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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