Thanks to support from players of People’s Postcode Lottery, we are able to create opportunities for people of all ages, abilities and walks of life to enjoy our museums and connect with inspiring collections. We are very grateful to the Postcode Culture Trust for enabling us to create these opportunities.

Inclusive family programming

Support from players helps us to run our family programming at the National Museums of Scotland, Flight and Rural Life. To see more about these activities, including details of how to take part, please visit our family events page here.

Thought-provoking science

Robots, an exhibition which ran from January to May 2019, was supported by players and explored our 500-year quest to make machines human, from early mechanised human forms to today’s cutting-edge technology.  For more about this Robots exhibition, please see here.

Tackling loneliness and isolation

Players have been supporting programming at the National Museum of Scotland and across Scotland, offering social and heritage experiences for autistic people and people living with dementia. There is more on Museum Socials, Early Doors and Autism After Hours at the National Museum of Scotland here.

Running a world-class museum

In addition, support from players has also contributed to the significant cost of running the most popular museum in the UK outside of London, helping us to share Scotland’s national collections and welcome over 2 million visitors a year.

About People’s Postcode Lottery

People’s Postcode Lottery manages multiple society lotteries promoted by different charities and good causes. People play with their chosen postcodes for a chance to win prizes. A minimum of 32% from each subscription goes directly to charities and good causes across Great Britain and internationally.

It costs £10 a month to play and winning postcodes are announced every day. For details, please visit
New players can sign up to pay using direct debit by calling 0808 10 9 8 7 6 5. New players who sign up online at can pay using direct debit, debit card or PayPal.

Postcode Lottery Limited is regulated by the Gambling Commission under licence numbers: 000-000829-N-102511 and 000-000829-R-102513. Registered office: Titchfield House, 69/85 Tabernacle Street, London, EC2A 4BD.

Supported by players of People's Postcode Lottery, awarded funds from Postcode Culture Trust

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