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Wellbeing Week: Musical Moments in the Museum

19 May 2024
13.00 - 16.00

Free, drop in

A hand holds the neck of a violin in front of the grand gallery at the National Museum of Scotland.

© Ruth Armstrong Photography

© Ruth Armstrong Photography

Enjoy an afternoon of musical encounters, featuring two musicians from the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.

As part of our Wellbeing Week, experience musical soundscapes within some of our Scottish galleries.

In Kingdom of the Scots and Scotland Transformed, objects and themes will be brought to life with performances by musicians from the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.

The musicians performing will be Rachel Smith on violin and Eric de Wit on cello. To learn more about them and their work, click on the links below:

Rachel Smith

Eric de Wit

This event is part of our Wellbeing Week, Monday 13 -  Sunday 19 May to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week. 

Find out how else to support your wellbeing using National Museums Scotland and the collections. 


On the day

  • The event is accessible to participants using wheelchairs or those with mobility issues.
  • All routes and activities will be accessible by lift.
Staff member points out something on a map to visitors in the entrance hall

Plan your visit

National Museum of Scotland
Chambers Street

Visiting information can be found on our Plan Your Visit pages.

Plan your visit


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 Levels 0 and 3, as well as a Changing Places (U) toilet in the Entrance Hall on Level 0. 
  • Wheelchairs are available for loan at no charge. Please note wheelchairs cannot be booked in advance. On arrival, ask about availability at the Information Desk. Small mobility scooters are permitted inside the museum.
  • 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. If you have any questions about accessing this event, please email us in advance at

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