Explore the museum with our free downloadable family trails.
Imagine the Museum is your garden… what wildlife can you find in it? Explore the Natural World galleries to identify the birds and animals below using the pictures and clues. Some you can find in your garden or local park but others might be a little trickier to spot!
Become an archaeologist for the day – uncover evidence from the past and piece together the clues to reveal how people used to live in Ancient Scotland.
What will you spy in the Museum today? Choose one gallery or look around everywhere.
In late June 1836, a group of boys headed out to Edinburgh’s Arthur’ s Seat to hunt for rabbits. What they found there has remained a mystery ever since. Follow the trail of the Arthur’s Seat cofﬁns to see if you can uncover their secret…
Calling all Space enthusiasts! We’ve set a special mission for you – can you complete all our Space challenges? Good luck!
Can you complete our Selfie Safari challenge? Find all the animals illustrated in the Natural World galleries, find out what they are and take a family selfie with each!
Explore highlights from our Fashion and Style gallery online with Mode, our online guide to the garments on display.
Luxuriate in couture details with close-up images and 360 views, and discover everything from sumptuous fabrics and bespoke craftsmanship to cutting-edge design inspiration and fashion history.