Last chance to see Event National Museum of Scotland

Wee Summer Mornings

1 Jul - 26 Jul 2019
Mon, Wed, Fri only

Throughout the galleries

Free, sign up, spaces limited

Join us this summer for short sessions for wee ones at the National Museum of Scotland.

Booking information

Sign up at the Lighthouse lens in the Grand Gallery from 10:00

Spaces limited – sign up is on a first come first served basis

These short sessions explore themes in the museum through stories, songs, objects and simple activities. Suitable for under 5s and their accompanying adult.

Monday 1 July    

Join special guests Tinderbox for a Music Monday themed around dinosaurs!     

Wednesday 3 July        

Set off on an exciting museum Haggis Hunt with Geraldine. 

Friday 5 July       

Join Rachel for a child-friendly telling of the tale of Tam O’Shanter through story and song.

Monday 8 July    

Sing along with special guests Tinderbox for a Music Monday themed around World Cultures.           

Wednesday 10 July      

Step into a rainbow as Helyn presents a session all about colour.

Friday 12 July     

Join our Chinese Celebration and go on a sensory adventure with Tina.

Monday 15 July  

Reach for the stars with special guests Tinderbox with a Music Monday themed around Outer Space.           

Wednesday 17 July      

Travel back in time to Ancient Greece with David.

Friday 19 July     

Join Fiona to hands-on with our dinosaurs and explore the past through rhymes, movement and objects. Suitable for ages 2 and up.

Monday 22 July

Dive into a special Music Monday themed around The Ocean with Tinderbox.     

Wednesday 24 July      

Explore some Scottish Wildlife ABCs with Lucy. Suitable for ages 3 and up.

Friday 26 July     

Join Lucy to become a Mini Digger and discover some ancient treasures! Suitable for ages 3 and up.

All activities are subject to change.

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.

Supported by players of People's Postcode Lottery, Awarded funds from Postcode Culture Trust

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