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Bring the Curriculum for Excellence to life with the help of our incredible collections covering the natural world, world cultures, science, technology, design, art and fashion, archaeology and Scottish history.

Explore our teachers’ resource hub to find inspiration for a range of online learning activities, including Broad General Education and Senior Phase content, and covering topics within Social Studies, Languages and STEM. To keep up to date with our latest offer, subscribe to our newsletter for teachers.

Visiting our museums

We can now accept bookings for educational visits to the National Museum of Scotland, the National Museum of Flight and the National Museum of Rural Life.

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Digital Schools Sessions

Let us bring our museums to your class with our online sessions.

Find out more about the sessions on offer and how they work.


General information on school visits

Find out general information about how you can engage with our museums and collections.

For Teachers: Primary Resources

Explore a range of activities suitable for pupils working at Early, First and Second Levels including: - Mandarin - Writing a story - Maths and numeracy

For Teachers: Secondary Resources

Explore a range of activities suitable for pupils working at Third and Fourth Levels and Senior Phase including the First World War, Parasites and Fashion.

For Teachers: Ten Minute Activities

Use one of our ten-minute activities with your class today, with suggestions for how you can extend.
Contact us

National Museum of Scotland
0131 247 4041

National War Museum
0131 247 4041

National Museum of Flight
0131 247 4238

National Museum of Rural Life
0131 247 4377


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