Experience the National Museum of Scotland in a whole new way with our online experiences.

GEN

GEN is an innovative strategy game where the player uses biomedical objects from the museum collection to diagnose and treat a digital creature. How long can you keep your GEN alive? 

GEN is designed to work on any device so you can play on your smartphone, tablet or your desktop computer. 

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GEN

Developed in partnership with Aardman Animations.

GEN is supported by the Wellcome Trust.

Mode

Mode brings the museum's wardrobe to life with a selection of 30 objects from the world of fashion, featuring detailed photography and 360° rotations. It's designed for use on smartphones and tablets but can be viewed online on any browser.

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Mode

Lanvin robe de style, Jacques Fath ballgown and Jean Paul Gaultier suit

Great War Stories across Scotland

Discover personal stories of the First World War across Scotland. Find out about families and communities whose lives were changed forever and see the objects they left behind.

Next of Kin: Great War Stories

This app accompanies the Next of Kin touring exhibition, managed by National Museums Scotland in partnership with nine museums across Scotland.

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Nurse Mellor’s Autograph Books

Explore sketches, jokes and poetry penned by soldiers in the care of Nurse Florence Mellor. Florence worked as a volunteer nurse in Scottish hospitals during the First World War.

Image from Nurse Mellor's autograph book

This app accompanies the Next of Kin touring exhibition, managed by National Museums Scotland in partnership with nine museums across Scotland.

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The National Museum of Scotland has become the first museum or gallery in Scotland available for exploration online via Google Arts & Culture’s Museum View experience.
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