Exhibition
The Fettercairn Jewel

This newly acquired and exceptionally rare jewel is on display at the National Museum of Scotland for the first time this autumn.

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Exhibition
Astronaut Tim Peake’s Soyuz Spacecraft

The Soyuz spacecraft used for European Space Agency Astronaut Tim Peake’s Principia Mission to the International Space Station will go on display at the National Museum of Scotland from May to August 2018.

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Exhibition
BUILD IT! A museum made from LEGO®

1 Jun 2016 - 31 Dec 2017

A beautiful three-metre LEGO® model of the National Museum of Scotland is now on display.

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Exhibition
Scotland's Early Silver

13 Oct 2017 - 25 Feb 2018
10:00-17:00

This stunning exhibition explores the impact of silver during the first millennium AD.

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Exhibition
Down to Earth

10 Nov 2017 - 1 Apr 2018
10:00 - 17:00

Celebrating the centenary of the Strathmore Meteorite, Down to Earth is a small display that reunites the four fragments for the first time, along with pieces of the three other meteorites found on Scottish soil.

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Exhibition
Modernist Jewellery

1 Dec 2017 - 29 Apr 2018
10:00 - 17:00

Discover a generation of designers and makers who embraced innovative and diverse influences, from the natural environment to the non-precious materials they used, that would go on to influence a new wave of jewellery production.

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Exhibition
Wildlife Photographer of the Year

19 Jan - 29 Apr 2018

Experience this iconic exhibition as it returns to Edinburgh on a grand scale.

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Exhibition
Rip It Up

22 Jun - 25 Nov 2018

Discover the story of Scottish pop music at the National Museum of Scotland next summer as we take you on a musical journey from the 1950s to the present day.

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