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
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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Event
September Themed Tours

1 Sep - 30 Sep 2017
15:00-16:00
Our free guided themed tours at National Museum of Scotland explore everything from Scotland's history to the supernatural.
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Event
Museum Late: Jacobites

10 Nov 2017
19:00 - 22:30
Our legendary Museum Lates return in November, with a focus on our stunning Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites exhibition.
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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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Exhibition
Scotland's Early Silver

13 Oct 2017 - 25 Feb 2018
This stunning exhibition explores the impact of silver during the first millennium AD.
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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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