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  • A family in the life court at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow
    Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
  • The exterior of the Riverside Museum, Glasgow
    Riverside Museum
  • People sit outside on tables and chairs at the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum
    Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Alloway
  • A group view the Concorde at the National Museum of Flight
    The National Museum of Flight
  • The Animal World Gallery at the National Museum of Scotland
    The National Museum of Scotland

Explore Scotland’s museums and enjoy a fascinating day out where you can learn of famous warriors, see a variety of artefacts or get hands on with interactive displays.

Throughout Scotland there is a wide variety of museums covering every topic imaginable - delve into history, art, culture, science, transport, childhood, sport and much more.

Hear fascinating stories, play with interactive exhibits and see the history of Scotland and the world. With plenty of museums in the cities and small villages to visit, see what you can uncover.

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    Newtonmore

    The Highland Folk Museum brings to life the domestic and working conditions of earlier Highland peoples.

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    Langholm

    The Clan Armstrong Centre features the largest Clan Armstrong library high up in Gilnockie Tower.

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    Glasgow City Centre

    The Glasgow Police Museum is the museum of Britain’s first police force, from 1800 to 1975.

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    Glasgow City Centre

    This award-winning museum is named after Glasgow’s patron saint who brought the Christian faith to Scotland in the sixth century.

  5. Hunterian Art Gallery

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    Glasgow West End

    The Hunterian is home to the world’s largest permanent display of the work of James McNeill Whistler.

  6. National War Museum

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    Edinburgh - City Centre

    Within the walls of Edinburgh Castle, discover the impact of war on Scotland's history, identity and reputation abroad.

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    Lochmaddy

    Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Arts Centre is an award-winning museum and gallery which boasts a photographic collection, art and craft workshops, a sculpture trail, café and shop.

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    Campbeltown

    Learn about the fascinating life and times of Campbeltown at its superb local history museum.

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    Colintraive

    The Colintraive Community Garden and Heritage Centre are situated in the small village of Colintraive on Cowal peninsula.

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    Burray

    See an intriguing collection of rare fossils from Orkney and around the world and learn more about the heritage of the Orkney Isles.

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