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Tour National Museum of Scotland

Scotland Galleries highlights tour

1 Apr 2023 - 31 Jul 2024
Tues - Fri, 11:00 (60 mins)

Meet at Guided Tour Meeting Point, Entrance Hall, Level 0



Two visitors in a gallery stand over a statue of a figure lying down with its hands folded in prayer.

Join our volunteer guide to explore Scotland’s stories through highlight objects in our Scotland Galleries.

Our free public guided tours are for adult individuals, couples and small groups. Each tour is limited to a maximum of 12 people. Please sign up at the Information Desk in the Entrance Hall, Level 0, from one hour before the start of the tour to reserve your place.

Meet your volunteer guide ten minutes before the tour start time at the Guided Tour Meeting Point in the Entrance Hall, Level 0.

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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