National Museum of Scotland

 

in short

Explore the diversity of the natural world, world cultures, art and design, science and technology and Scottish history, all under one roof at the National Museum of Scotland.
National Museum of Scotland on Chambers Street, Edinburgh
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National Museum of Scotland

in detail

From the age of dinosaurs to the technology of the future, our galleries contain treasures from around the world.
From meteorites to monsters from the deep, our Natural World galleries tell the story of our planet, while our World Cultures gallery link people and possessions across the globe.
Discover the story of Scotland from prehistory to the present day, or explore the history of art and style in our Art and Design galleries and chart advances that have shaped our lives in our Science and Technology galleries.
National Museum of Scotland
Admission
Free, donations welcome
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applied arts & design, archaeology, history, architecture, european cultural history, prehistory, natural history, ethnology, art, culture, science, technology, natural world, world cultures, art and design, science and technology, scottish history, meteorite

Visitor entrance

National Museum of Scotland
Chambers Street
EH1 1JF Edinburgh
United Kingdom
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Opening Times

Sun
10:00 - 17:00
Mon
10:00 - 17:00
Tue
10:00 - 17:00
Wed
10:00 - 17:00
Thu
10:00 - 17:00
Fri
10:00 - 17:00
Sat
10:00 - 17:00
Christmas Day: Closed
Boxing Day: 12:00-17:00
New Year's Day: 12:00-17:00

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