Join us for Pop up Prosthetics, Pick of the past and our Big Jacobite Weekend at National Museum of Scotland this October.

Pop up Prosthetics

Sat 14 & Sun 15 Oct
11:00-16:30, free, drop-in

Design your own prosthetic limb, find out more about how your mind controls your body and get to grips with prosthetics from the museum collections.

Over 7s can also try out Virtual Reality and Leap Motion technologies

In association with Sheffield Hallam University VR Prosthetics

Pick of the past

Mon 16-Sun 22 Oct
11:00-16:00, free, drop-in

Time-hop with us through our favourite periods in history featuring different themes throughout the week.  Take part in costume capers, make and take activities and hands-on demos.

Big Jacobite Weekend

Sat 21 & Sun 22 Oct
11:00–16:00, free, drop-in

Bring the family to the National Museum of Scotland this October half term to meet Alan Breck's Regiment and the soldiers of 1745 as they take over the museum. Visit the Jacobite and Redcoat armies in their encampments and see them prepare for battle.

© Anneleen Lindsay Photography

Above: © Anneleen Lindsay Photography.

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14 Oct - 22 Oct 2017


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