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 or sign up for our upcoming Primary Teachers' CPD on 29 April.

Education Group Leaders, travel agents and language schools

We will update this page once group bookings reopen. If you would like us to email you when group bookings reopen, or for any other enquiries, contact us schools@nms.ac.uk 

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.
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School visits to the National Museum of Flight

Pupils can explore technology or be inspired by history with our newest exhibitions and collection of aircraft.
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Overseas school groups

We look forward to welcoming overseas school groups to our museums in the future.
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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
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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.
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For Teachers: Ten Minute Activities

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

National Museum of Scotland
0131 247 4041
schools@nms.ac.uk

National War Museum
0131 247 4041
schools@nms.ac.uk

National Museum of Flight
0131 247 4238
schoolsnmof@nms.ac.uk

National Museum of Rural Life
0131 247 4377
schoolsnmorl@nms.ac.uk

 

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