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Coronavirus update – January 2021

To our Members, thank you for your continued support and loyalty. During such uncertain times, it means so much to all of us here.  

Whilst our museums are closed, we look forward to continuing to share our stories with you, wherever you are, through our upcoming programme of online Member events, monthly Member e-news and our supporters’ magazine, Explorer.  

We will also continue to process Membership payments as normal.  The support you give us through your Membership is an essential lifeline to the financial recovery of our museums. It enables us to protect our collections and ensure that they are available for you, and for people from all over the world, to enjoy for generations to come – thank you. 

If you have any questions about your Membership please email and we will get back to you as soon as we can.  

We hope to welcome you back to the museums before too long. 


  • Free access to the National Museum of Scotland 
  • Free access to the National Museum of Flight  
  • Free access to the National Museum of Rural Life
  • Unlimited free entry to our world class exhibitions 
  • Behind the scenes news and in-depth articles in your Member magazine Explorer
  • Invitations to exclusive Member experiences throughout the year
  • Free or discounted entry to our fantastic programme events 

You will also get: 

  • 20% discount in our cafes 
  • 10% discount in our museum shops and online shop
  • 10% off entry to Edinburgh Castle for the National War Museum 

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