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East Fortune Airfield, EH39 5LF
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Philipshill Road, G76 9HR
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Edinburgh Castle, EH1 2NG
Open daily, 09:45 - 16:45
A new exhibition exploring the artistry and legacy of one of the world’s rarest, most coveted and biggest books.
The typewriter not only revolutionised offices, but also transformed the world of work - especially for women. Explore how these remarkable machines have helped to influence both society and technology, and why they are still popular today.
Various museum objects
Discover more about our amazing objects through stories, films, games and resources.
Fan in European Styles
Our online database contains a selection of the 12 million objects and specimens in our collections.
Find out more about how we operate, and explore our history, leadership team and current strategy.
Bring the Curriculum for Excellence to life with the help of the national collections.
A family outside of the National Museum of Flight
Discover all the benefits of Membership and find out about types of Membership, prices and ways to join here.
Lewis Chessmen Group
Our stories live on in the objects we leave behind, objects that have the power to inspire people now and in the future. But without protection these objects and their stories can be lost forever.
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Visual tests for colour blindness, by Dr. Shinobu Ishihara of Tokyo in 1936
History of Science
Visual test, colour blindness
Ishihara, Shinobu, Dr, 1879 - 1963Tōkyō-to, Japan, East Asia