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  • Children enjoying a tractor ride at Almond Valley Heritage Centre
    Almond Valley Heritage Centre, Livingston
  • A visitor looks up at the Concorde in the National Museum of Flight
    The Concorde Experience
  • The Animal World Gallery at the National Museum of Scotland
    The National Museum of Scotland
  • The People's Story Museum on the Royal Mile
    The People's Story Museum
  • A group take a tour of the Scottish Mining Museum
    The Scottish Mining Museum, Newtongrange, Midlothian

Explore the museums in Edinburgh & The Lothians and uncover a variety of fascinating exhibitions for young and old.

See the T-Rex at the National Museum of Scotland, the Concorde at the National Museum of Flight and Steiff Bears at the world’s only dedicated Museum of Childhood.

Take a look through the information to plan your trip to museums in Edinburgh & The Lothians and see what you can uncover.

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  1. Myreton Motor Museum

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    Aberlady

    A fascinating trip down memory lane not just for car lovers !

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    Edinburgh - City Centre

    Dedicated to the lives and work of Scotland's great literary figures, in particular Robert Burns (1759-1796); Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832); and Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894).

  3. 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.

  4. Bennie Museum

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    Bathgate

    The Bennie Museum opened in 1989 as a museum of Bathgate's history and life.

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    Athelstaneford

    Head off on a journey of discovery at this former airfield and explore the history of aviation from the First World War to the present day.

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    Edinburgh - City Centre

  7. Prestongrange Museum

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    Prestonpans

    Prestongrange is a free, family friendly open-air museum on the site of a former colliery.

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    Edinburgh - City Centre

    Currently closed for a Heritage Lottery Funded Redevelopment Project. Reopening September 2015.

  9. Museum On The Mound

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    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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    Newtongrange

    Marvel at the sheer size of the National Mining Museum, be astounded by the engineering brilliance behind all the machinery and retrace the footsteps and struggles of the thousands of miners and their families before you.

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