Please note: Following the latest Scottish Government guidelines, the National Museum of Scotland is now closed until further notice. Explore the diversity of the natural world, world cultures, science and technology, art, design and fashion, and Scottish history, all under one roof. A range of new safety measures have been put in place along with timed entry to ensure that we can manage numbers and maintain physical distancing. Please book a timed entry ticket online at www.nms.ac.uk/scotland in advance of your visit. This includes National Museums Scotland members.
Fire your imagination at the National Museum of Scotland, one of the UK’s top 10 visitor attractions. Our diverse collections take you on a journey of discovery through the history of Scotland, the wonders of nature, art and design, science and technology, and world cultures – all under one roof.
A range of new safety measures have been put in place in line with Scottish Government guidelines. This includes enhanced cleaning, hand sanitising stations and one-way routes in certain areas of the museum where physical distancing is not possible. In line with Scottish Government guidelines, face coverings must be worn in our indoor spaces. Please do not visit the museum if you or anyone in your household has any symptoms of Coronavirus.
Please note: spaces with a high number of interactive displays and high-touch areas, such as the Imagine, Explore and Adventure Planet galleries, are temporarily closed for your safety.
We want you to have a safe and enjoyable visit. During your visit, we ask you to:
Any questions? Our Visitor Experience team will be delighted to help.