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Event National Museum of Scotland

Wellbeing Wanders

13 May - 17 May 2024
11:30 - 12:00

Meet at the Lighthouse Lens, Grand Gallery, Level 1

Free, sign up on the day

Four visitors walk through a balcony of the Grand Gallery.

Visitors exploring the Grand Gallery.

© Andy Catlin

Visitors exploring the Grand Gallery.

© Andy Catlin

Enjoy a 30 minute wander around the museum and discover mindful moments throughout our galleries.

Join us on a guided walk around the museum for Wellbeing Week. Explore the collections and take part in mini mindful sessions at each stop along the way with these short, free guided walks. 

Sign up opens from 11:15 at the green drinking fountain in the Grand Gallery, Level 1. Please note, places are limited and will be offered on a first come, first served basis.

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

Find out about other ways to support your wellbeing at the museum.


13, 14, 15, 16 & 17 May



On the day

  • The route will be accessible by lift
  • The route will be accessible to participants using wheelchairs or those with mobility issues
Five visitors look at shelves of agates in our Natural World galleries.

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.
  • 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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