National Museum of Scotland

Down to Earth

10 Nov 2017 - 1 Apr 2018
10:00 - 17:00
Celebrating the centenary of the Strathmore Meteorite, Down to Earth is a small display that reunites the four fragments for the first time, along with pieces of the three other meteorites found on Scottish soil.

National Museum of Rural Life

Christmas Fair and Foal Show

3 Dec 2017
Celebrate Yuletide with us at the National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride.

National Museum of Scotland

Sustainable Style

23 Nov 2017
18:30 – 20:00 (doors open 18:15)
The fashion industry uses vast amounts of raw materials and energy. How can a new economic model help to reduce waste and promote creativity - of designers, manufacturers and consumers?
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