Sharing the national collections through loans can expand the potential of a display project and help raise its profile. Touring exhibitions are a great way to share collections across the country and develop partnerships between venues.

We have a portfolio of exhibitions available for hire internationally. Find out more about our touring exhibitions here.

Loans from our collection

From Paris to Perth, we lend objects from our collection to museums around the world. Find out where you can see our objects and how to request a loan here.
Silk embroidered postcard sent by Private William Dick to his wife in November 1915.

Next of Kin touring project

The Next of Kin touring programme is commemorating the centenary of the First World War across Scotland through a touring exhibition, learning programme and online resources.

Reflections on Celts

A spotlight tour from National Museums Scotland and the British Museum.

Gifts for a Jacobite Prince

This touring display of a unique sword and targe from the collections of National Museums Scotland visited Perth Museum and Art Gallery and Inverness Museum and Art Gallery.

Fossil Hunters

This touring exhibition explores how life on earth moved from water onto land 360-345 million years ago.
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