National Museum of Scotland

Our diverse collections will take you on a journey of discovery through the history of Scotland and around the world, taking in the wonders of nature, art, design and fashion and science and technology – all under one roof.

Exhibition
Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites

23 Jun - 12 Nov 2017
Discover a compelling story of loyalty, loss, rebellion and retribution in this major exhibition.
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Exhibition
Scotland's Early Silver

13 Oct 2017 - 25 Feb 2018
10:00-17:00
This stunning exhibition explores the impact of silver during the first millennium AD.
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Event
October half term

14 Oct - 22 Oct 2017
11:00-16:00
Join us for Pick of the past and our Big Jacobite Weekend at National Museum of Scotland this week.
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Event
Museum Late: Jacobites

10 Nov 2017
19:00 - 22:30
Our legendary Museum Lates return with a focus on our stunning Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites exhibition.
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Exhibition
Save the Galloway Hoard

16 Jun - 29 Oct 2017
Be among the first to see unique and rare Viking-age objects that have lain hidden for a thousand years.
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Exhibition
The Fettercairn Jewel

28 Sep - 31 Dec 2017
10:00 - 17:00
This newly acquired and exceptionally rare jewel is on display at the National Museum of Scotland for the first time this autumn.
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Exhibition
Age of Oil

21 Jul - 5 Nov 2017
10:00 - 17:00
Exploring the people and places of Scotland’s offshore energy industry, this contemporary art exhibition showcases the work of visual artist Sue Jane Taylor who has worked in some of the most remote and challenging environments in Scotland.
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Museum information

Opening times

Daily: 10:00-17:00
Christmas Day: Closed
Boxing Day: 12:00-17:00
New Year's Day: 12:00-17:00

Admission

Free, donations welcome

How to find us

Chambers Street,
Edinburgh,
EH1 1JF
Tel: 0300 123 6789
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