To celebrate our Rip it Up exhibition, this summer we invite you to join us for two weeks of musical family activities.

Crafts

Families can enjoy getting hands on with a range of creative crafts.

 2 - 7 July

12:00 - 16:00

Grand Gallery 

Show

Macastory will perform a fun filled, music-themed show every afternoon.  

 9 - 14 July

14:15 and 15:15

Grand Gallery 

  Look out for extra fun activities throughout the 2 weeks.

2 - 15 July

Various times

Imagine and Explore galleries

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Rip It Up
The Story of Scottish Pop

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

Explore the science behind space travel with our Summer Space Camp activities, suitable for all the family.
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10 activities to try with kids

The National Museum of Scotland is full of fun for kids of all ages. Here are some favourite family-friendly exhibits and interactive games.
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Event information

When

2 Jul - 15 Jul 2018

How much

Free (drop-in)

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Discover the story of Scottish pop music as we take you on a musical journey from the 1950s to the present day in our new exhibition.

Members go free!

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Road closures - Sunday 24 June

Chambers Street, George IV Bridge and other nearby roads will be closed to traffic on Sunday 24 June for the Let's Ride UK cycling festival. The museum will be open to the public as usual.