National Museum of Scotland and its collection

National Museum of Scotland

The National Museum of Scotland is housed in a Romanesque Revival building. The collection of the museum includes a wide variety of objects that are displayed on seven floors, including artifacts from the age of dinosaurs up to current technology and science. It takes visitors on a journey through the history around the world (particularly Scotland) taking in the wonders of nature, art, design and fashion and science and technology. A well known exhibit of the museum is the stuffed body of Dolly the sheep, which was the first cloned mammal.

History & Anthropology  History & Anthropology Art & Design  Art & Design

National Museum of Scotland
Chambers Street
EH1 1JF Edinburgh

Visitor information National Museum of Scotland

Opening hours

10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00




Wheelchair accessible
Museum shop

Location & Map

Chambers Street, Edinburgh

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National Museum of Scotland Reviews

National Museum of Scotland has 2 ratings.

  • Angela
    Angela • 29 May 2017

    Very nice and large museum with lots to see that is interesting for both adults and kids. The museum features not only an extensive collection of Scottish history, but also natural history and transportation objects (industrial history). Definitely recommended!

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