Exhibition
Embroidered Stories : Scottish Samplers

26 Oct 2018 - 21 Apr 2019
10:00-17:00

Get an insight into the lives of children in the 18th and 19th centuries through this unique collection of Scottish samplers on loan from American collector Leslie B. Durst.

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Exhibition
Robots

18 Jan - 5 May 2019

From early mechanised human forms to today’s cutting-edge technology, this major exhibition reveals our 500-year quest to make machines human.

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Exhibition
Body Beautiful : Diversity on the Catwalk

23 May - 20 Oct 2019

Discover how today’s fashion industry is challenging perceptions and championing alternative ideals of beauty on the catwalk, in advertising, editorial and behind the camera.

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Exhibition
Wild and Majestic : Romantic Visions of Scotland

26 Jun - 10 Nov 2019

This major exhibition will explore how Scotland became the subject of international fascination in the 18th and 19th century and how a particular version of the cultural traditions of the Highlands and islands had become fixed as a badge of wider Scottish identity.

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Exhibition
Parasites : Battle for Survival

6 Dec 2019 - 19 Apr 2020

This exhibition will explore the fight to eradicate five neglected tropical diseases and the role of research taking place in Scotland to do this.

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Exhibition
Tyrannosaurs

24 Jan - 4 May 2020

The most comprehensive exhibition ever mounted on tyrannosaurs is coming to the National Museum of Scotland! Tyrannosaurs will explore the most feared and revered of all dinosaurs, bringing the latest palaeontological discoveries to life and challenging preconceptions about these ferocious predators.

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