Find out more about the diversity of our science collections, our research and our commitment to science communication through formal and informal learning.
Ancient Egypt gallery visit (P1-7)
In February 2019, a new gallery opened at the National Museum of Scotland, dedicated to ancient Egypt. Explore the gallery using Hedjet the Hippo's Ancient Egyptian Adventure trail sheet.
New Director for National Museums Scotland
Professor Christopher Breward has been appointed as Director of National Museums Scotland, succeeding Dr Gordon Rintoul who will step down in March 2020. He will take up the post in April 2020.
Parasites: Battle for Survival
A new exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland will explore Scotland’s role in the fight to eliminate tropical diseases by tackling the parasites that cause them.
Museum Stories trails
Museum Stories is a set of downloadable trails to follow while visiting the National Museum of Flight.
Museum at home
Wherever you are, there are lots of ways to explore and learn about our amazing collections online.
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