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Explore the museum in a whole new light with our self-guided trails.
Our in-house Whovians have made a trail of 10 objects from our collections with scientific links to Doctor Who!Explore the 'Whoniverse'!
The giant Benandonner has found his way into the museum! Can you help get him out again?A Giant Adventure Trail
Discover some fascinating dino facts as you follow Rory the Stegosaurus through our Natural Sciences galleries.Dinosaur Trail
Explore LGBTQIA+ stories across our collections in this new trail.LGBTQIA+ Trail
Follow the trail to explore our world and beyond with the help of marvellous maths!A World of Maths Trail
Join baby King Penguin to get ready for a winter celebration!Winter Trail
Download our family trail to help you plan a structured visit to the National Museum of Scotland.Family Puzzle Trail
Pick up our new trail and explore our galleries to find out about some of Scotland's native species.Rewilding Trail
Follow our trail and get animal spotting in our Natural World galleries!Selfie Safari
Everyone missed the Museum during lockdown – including the staff. We asked our colleagues to tell us the exhibits or spaces they missed the most. Discover their top 10 picks.Staff Picks Trail
The National Museum of Scotland is housed in magnificent buildings.
Discover striking architectural details and hiden histories on your next visit to our Museum.
Explore highlights from our Fashion and Style gallery online with Mode, our online guide to 30 iconic garments on display.
Discover sumptuous fabrics, bespoke craftsmanship and cutting-edge design inspiration. Luxuriate in couture details with close-up images and 360 views.
This trail is to help you to ‘reset’ and find some moments of mindfulness and wellbeing in the Museum. Listen on your own device as you explore the space.Wellbeing trail