Find out about forthcoming talks, lectures, events and special offers for National Museums Scotland Members.


Members receive free or discounted entry to a wide range of events across our museums. Visit our What's on pages to find out more about upcoming events.

Rip It Up: Members private view

Date: Friday 20 July
Time: Doors open 17:45, talk 18:15, event ends 20:00
Location: Auditorium, National Museum of Scotland. Entry via Lothian Street entrance.

Book Members private view

Members are invited to a superb evening on Friday 20 July, for the private view of the exciting new exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland, Rip It Up: The Story of Scottish Pop. There will be a lively discussion between broadcaster Vic Galloway and Stephen Allen, the lead curator of this new exhibition, followed by the opportunity to see the exhibition itself.

Please note this event has been moved to FRIDAY 20 JULY. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and hope you will join us at this later date. If you have any questions about the event, please contact us at

Discounts at NCP Castle Terrace

We’ve teamed up with car park operator NCP to offer National Museums Scotland Members discounted parking at NCP Castle Terrace. Receive up to 12 hours of parking for £10, a saving of up to 65% on standard rates.

To receive the discount, you must validate your parking ticket before leaving National Museum of Scotland.

Present your parking ticket, along with your Membership card, to National Museum of Scotland staff at either the Special Exhibition Gallery 1 ticket desk (Level 3), or at the Entrance Hall ticket desk (Level 0). Your parking ticket will be validated, with the discount being applied when you pay for your parking at NCP Castle Terrace.

PLEASE NOTE: this offer is not valid during the month of August.

Further information on parking can be found at

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