Coming soon Event National Museum of Scotland

Science Saturday

20 Jul 2019

Free, drop-in

Enjoy science-themed hands-on activities, demonstrations and talks.

Celebrate the moon landing

20 July

Join us for a day of space-themed fun at the Museum. This will be a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin in 1969. 


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Getting here

National Museum of Scotland
Chambers Street


Map and directions


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. You can find more access information here.

Right image: Globe of the Moon, in plaster, with relief features on the visible hemisphere, late 19th century

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Science and Technology galleries

Communications, transport, industry, engineering, energy and medicine: how have scientific and technological inventions changed our lives? Explore the history of innovation in Scotland and across the world through interactive games and thought-provoking displays.
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