National Museum of Scotland


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.

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.


Contact Information

Chambers Street
  0131 2474182
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Useful Information

Disabled access : Suitable for disabled visitors. The National Museum of Scotland has a level entrance and lifts throughout the building.
Opening Times : Daily: 10:00-17:00 Christmas Day: Closed Boxing Day: 12:00-17:00 New Year's Day: 12:00-17:30

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