Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. In addition to the mainland, the country is made up of more than 790 islands.

In the eighteenth century Scotland began to produce artists that were significant internationally, all influenced by neoclassicism, such as Allan Ramsay, Gavin Hamilton, the brothers John and Alexander Runciman, Jacob More and David Allan.

Museums in Scotland own significant collections of art, such as the National Gallery of Scotland, the National Museum of Scotland, the Burrell Collection and the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

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Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. In addition to the mainland, the country is made up of more than 790 islands.

In the eighteenth century Scotland began to produce artists that were significant internationally, all influenced by neoclassicism, such as Allan Ramsay, Gavin Hamilton, the brothers John and Alexander Runciman, Jacob More and David Allan.

Museums in Scotland own significant collections of art, such as the National Gallery of Scotland, the National Museum of Scotland, the Burrell Collection and the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

There are 374 museums in Scotland.

Tours and tickets

These tours and tickets are available in Scotland.

To see and do in Scotland

Discover the best museums in Scotland.

Exhibitions in Scotland

We've picked some exhibitions in Scotland you'll love.

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Growing Up: different journeys
30Nov

Growing Up: different journeys

If there is one common theme regarding growing up it’s that everyone gets older and everyone does it differently. In the year of Young People, the newest exhibition in King’s Museum explores this idea...
30Nov

Coastal Communities Museum

At the Coastal Communities Museum there is plenty of local history objects, images and documents on display to help visitors connect to the past. Drop in to see old favourites such as the Robert Louis...
An Ingenious Whittler: John Muir the Inventor
18Nov

An Ingenious Whittler: John Muir the Inventor

Our ever-popular temporary exhibition returns celebrating the amazing machines that John Muir invented to make life easier. His designs included clocks and barometers to plans for study desks and ‘ea...
William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum
06Jan

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum marks the William Hunter Tercentenary – 300 years since the birth Hunterian founder, Dr William Hunter (1718-1783). This major exhibition not only...
The Remaking of Scotland | Nation, Migration, Globalisation 1760 - 1860
21Jun

The Remaking of Scotland | Nation, Migration, Globalisation 1760 - 1860

Between 1760 and 1860, Scotland’s place in the world was dramatically remade. From a longstanding position at the periphery, Scotland rapidly attained a central role in European cultural life and in B...

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