National Museums Scotland is offering a series of events for anyone affected by Dementia and their relatives, friends and supporters.

Our Socials create a friendly environment where everyone is welcome and all contributions are valued. They are suitable for first-time visitors and for those who might not regularly come to the museum, as well as people who have always loved visiting.

Our sessions are relaxed and informal, start with tea and cake, and feature a range of activities inspired by our collections. Each month has a different theme, so take a look at the dates and topics below. 

  • Explore the wonderful world of robotics
  • Friday 15 March
  • 10:30 – 12:00
  • Meet at the Entrance Hall (street level)

Additional dates include 19 April, 17 May, 21 June, 19 July and 16 August. Please check back for details and booking information.

Museum Socials are inspired by Meet Me at MoMA. We are programming these with the National Galleries of Scotland and the National Library of Scotland.  

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Event information


15 Feb - 16 Aug 2019


National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh

How much

Free, including refreshments

Booking information

We are introducing new online booking for the National Museum of Scotland and new meeting points at this site – so please check carefully.

Call 0300 123 6789 to book your place or book online

Click here to book online

There is level access to the Museum via the main doors to the Entrance Hall on Chambers Street and the Tower entrance at the corner of Chambers Street and George IV Bridge. Lifts are available to all floors and accessible toilets are available on most floors, as well as a Changing Places (U) toilet in the Entrance Hall on Level 0. Guide dogs, hearing dogs and other recognised assistance dogs are admitted. Click here to find more information.

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