Ever wondered what happens behind the scenes at National Museums Scotland?

On this guided tour you’ll visit our new state-of-the-art research facility for Scottish History and Archaeology and Natural Sciences and learn about how we care for our internationally important collections.

Part of Edinburgh Doors Open Day, organised by The Cockburn Association.

Please note, these tours are now fully booked. 

  • Each tour lasts 75 minutes and is restricted to no more than 12 participants.
  • Tours are restricted to adults and young people aged 14+ when accompanied by an adult.
  • There is no visitor parking on site. Blue badge parking can be provided by prior arrangement.
  • There is no café on site.
  • Please call 0131 247 4439 to discuss any access requirements.
  • Entry is strictly by ticket only.

How to find us

Event information


23 Sep 2017
10:00 – 11:15 and 11:45 – 13:00


National Museums Collection Centre, 242 West Granton Road, Granton, Edinburgh, EH5 1JA

How much

Age 14+

Free. Advanced booking essential.

Booking information

These tours are now fully booked. 

Please advise at point of booking if you have any access requirements.

Your booking will be confirmed, so please supply name, telephone number and email or postal address at time of booking.

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