Museum trails

Explore the museum in a whole new light with our self-guided trails.

Pick one of our trails to help guide and inspire your visit

Museum reopening

The National Museum of Scotland is now open and tickets are available for online booking.

Book tickets
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Selfie Safari Trail

Follow our trail and get animal spotting in our Natural World galleries!

Selfie Safari
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Staff Picks Trail

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
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Reset Trail

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.

Reset trail
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Family Puzzle Trail

Download our family trail to help you plan a structured visit to the National Museum of Scotland.

Family Puzzle Trail
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