Welcome to a world of learning with National Museums Scotland. Bring the Curriculum for Excellence to life with the help of our incredible collections: the natural world, world cultures, science, technology, design, art and fashion, archaeology and Scottish history – we cover it all!

General information on school visits

Find out general information about visiting our four National museums.

Visits, events and workshops at our museums

As part of your free school visit to our museums, we have a range of bookable activities, events and resources. Find out more about what's on offer at each museum.

New galleries at the National Museum of Scotland

Three new galleries complete the transformation of the National Museum of Scotland. These galleries are dedicated to Ancient Egypt, East Asia and the Art of Ceramics and schools can visit them from Friday 8 February 2019.

CPD and events for teachers

We have a range of events and CPD for teachers looking to visit our museums or use our collections in their classrooms.

Visiting with additional support needs pupils

National Museums Scotland is committed to encouraging all pupils to enjoy our museums. We now have a range of initiatives to support and welcome pupils with additional support needs to the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh.

Overseas school groups

We welcome overseas school groups to our museums and can offer a wide range of resources.
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