We're reopening soon

We're reopening soon

We are getting ready to reopen our doors and welcome you back.

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We are getting ready to reopen our doors

We will announce our opening dates soon

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The National War Museum will be reopening soon.

We are working with colleagues at Historic Environment Scotland to determine the best date for reopening the museum in line with the other internal spaces at Edinburgh Castle.

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National War Museum

Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, EH1 2NG
Tel: 0300 123 6789


Entry to the museum is free. Historic Environment Scotland charges for admission to Edinburgh Castle where the National War Museum is located.

Opening times

The Museum is currently closed to the public until further notice.

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We’re reopening our museums

After nearly five months of closure, we’re almost ready to welcome visitors back to our museums. We've made some changes to make sure everyone has a safe and enjoyable visit, including online booking and new safety measures.

Find out more about reopening