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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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  1. Gradings

    • 5 Visitor Attraction
    5 Visitor Attraction

    Gretna Green

    Steeped in history and magical charm, Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop is where couples have come to marry since 1754.

  2. Kirkcaldy Galleries




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    3 Museum


    Formerly the Kirkcaldy Museum and Gallery, Kirkcaldy Galleries has undergone a major refurbishment in recent years.

  3. Gradings

    • 4 Arts Venue
    4 Arts Venue

    St Andrews

    The Byre Theatre is a vibrant theatre, staging a wide variety of Shows, Conferences, Film and Cafe. A year round programme makes this twin auditoria space a great hub for events and arts. Visit or phone 01334 475 000

  4. Kirriemuir Camera Obscura


    Historic Buildings & Homes



    Kirriemuir Camera Obscura - one of only four in Scotland - is housed in a purpose-designed turret room in the Pavilion on Kirrie Hill. It provides a fascinating glimpse into another era and striking views of the surrounding countryside.

  5. The Dick Institute




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    3 Museum


    The Dick Institute, located in the Ayrshire burgh of Kilmarnock, features large museum displays of local and industrial history, fine art and natural sciences.

  6. Eyemouth Museum




    • 3 Museum
    3 Museum


    Eyemouth Museum is based in Auld Kirk building in the centre of the town and traces the area’s fishing and social heritage.

  7. Gradings


    Enjoy a new perspective on the Atlantic Islands of Argyll. Take the short 3 minute ferry crossing to the Island of Luing and explore this former slate island on foot, by bike or by car. Café / restaurant serving quality local produce.

  8. Gradings


    Boasting ‘every type of toy you can remember’, the Hamilton Toy Collection’s vast exhibition is housed in a former guesthouse on Callander’s Main Street.

  9. Gradings

    • 5 Museum
    5 Museum

    Glasgow West End

    Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is one of Scotland's most popular free attractions and features 22 themed, state-of-the-art galleries displaying an astonishing 8000 objects.

  10. Museum On The Mound




    • 5 Museum
    5 Museum

    Edinburgh - City Centre

    Want to see a million pounds? See Scotland's oldest banknote? Explore the changing face of Edinburgh? Build a model home? Crack open a safe? Then come to the Museum on the Mound.


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