Things to see and do

The National Museum of Scotland is the UK's most popular attraction outside of London. Discover why below.

With thousands of amazing objects across dozens of galleries, the Museum offers you a world of discovery all under one roof.

Visit our Ancient Egypt and East Asia galleries

Discover the remarkable culture and achievements of the ancient Egyptians and explore one of the most significant East Asia collections in the UK.

Explore the galleries
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Top 10 things to see and do

At the National Museum of Scotland, you'll embark 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.

Top 10 things to see and do
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Top 10 activities to try with kids

The National Museum of Scotland is full of fun for kids of all ages. Here are some favourite family-friendly exhibits and interactive games to try.

Top 10 activities to try with kids

Guided tours

Join our volunteer guides on an introductory tour of the museum and discover some highlights of the collection.

Guided tours
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Tour the National Museum of Scotland on Google StreetView

Explore the museum online via Google Arts & Culture’s Museum View experience.

Tour the museum on Google StreetView
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Membership

Create memories that last a lifetime!

Become a Member and enjoy a range of exclusive benefits, including free entry and unlimited access to our special exhibitions, free or reduced tickets to events, discounts in all our shops and Explorer magazine delivered to your door.

Join by Direct Debit today and receive 15 months for the price of 12 in your first year!

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