Take a trip on our Magic Carpet! Explore the fantastic things in our collection in these fun pre-school sessions.

Magic Carpet and Magic Carpet Minis explore themes in our Museum through songs, stories, rhymes, touch and play.

  • Magic Carpet suits ages 2 to 4 years and Magic Carpet Minis suits ages 0 to 2 years.  
  • Sessions are for individual families with a minimum of 1 adult to 2 children ratio. 
  • Sessions run on Fridays during term time, with Magic Carpet and Magic Carpet Minis on alternate Fridays. 
  • There are limited places on these sessions, advance booking is required. 
Magic Carpet dates

14 September
28 September
12 October
2 November
16 November
30 November
14 December

Magic Carpet Mini dates

7 September
21 September
5 October
26 October
9 November - SOLD OUT
23 November
7 December
21 December

For details on our bookable sessions for nurseries and similar organised groups please see here

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Header image: Magic Carpet session at National Museum of Scotland.

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Event information


7 Sep - 21 Dec 2018
10:30 and 11:30


National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh - Meet at the Green Fountain in the Grand Gallery on Level 1

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Booking information

Pre-booking now required for all Magic Carpet and Magic Carpet Mini sessions.

Booking opens 10:00 on preceding Thursday.

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