Chambers Street, EH1 1JF
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East Fortune Airfield, EH39 5LF
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Philipshill Road, G76 9HR
Edinburgh Castle, EH1 2NG
Museum openOpen daily, 09:45 - 17:00Entry to the museum is free
Anatomical drawing of the top half of a human from the back with skin partially pulled away to reveal muscle and veins underneath.
Explore the history of anatomical study, from artistic explorations by Leonardo da Vinci to the Burke and Hare murders.
Enjoy a fresh look at some of the themes of our exhibition 'Anatomy: A Matter of Death and Life', explored through a programme ranging from physical performances to engaging bite-size talks.
Various museum objects
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Fan in European Styles
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Bring the Curriculum for Excellence to life with the help of the national collections.
Woman and man smiling in a gallery with glass cases out of focus..
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Lanthanum (La), used to make the display colours of mobile phones, and neodynium (Nd), used in mobile phone vibration units, are both found in lanthanite.
This mineral is currently in storage at the National Museums Collection Centre.
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