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Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions of booking

For facilitated (charged) sessions: 

  • Scottish State schools (where appropriate) should raise a Purchase Order through their Local Authority procurement system for the maximum cost of charged sessions. 
  • Purchase Order numbers should be notified to schoolsnmorl@nms.ac.uk at least seven days in advance of the visit. 
  • For sessions charged per pupil, schools will be charged for the number of pupils booked, unless 10 days advance notice of change in numbers is notified to schoolsnmorl@nms.ac.uk.

Cancellation policy 

  • National Museums Scotland reserve the right to charge a fee for short notice cancellations or no-shows. 
  • Bookings cancelled less than three weeks prior to the visit may incur an administration fee of 50% of the value of chargeable events. 
  • Bookings cancelled less than two weeks prior to the visit may incur an administration fee of 100% of the value of chargeable events. 
  • No-show or last-minute cancellations of free workshops or staff-led sessions may incur a £50.00 administration fee. 
  • In certain circumstances, such as adverse weather conditions, National Museums Scotland may waive the administration fee. 
  • Cancellations should be notified in writing to schoolsnmorl@nms.ac.uk.

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