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National Museum of Scotland is a museum in Edinburgh. The museum features exhibits related to: design, natural sciences, music, decorative and applied art, industry, religion, fine art, coins and medals, trade and commerce, costume and textiles, world cultures, weapons and war, aviation, social history, agriculture, medicine, science and technology and archaeology.

National Museum of Scotland
Chambers Street
EH1 1JF Edinburgh

Museum type(s)

History & Anthropology Art & Design



Visitor information

Opening hours

Daily: 10:00-17:00
Christmas Day: Closed
Boxing Day: 12:00-17:00
New Year's Day: 12:00-17:00



This museum has no entrance fee!



  • Restaurant

  • Museum shop

  • Wheelchair accessible


Chambers Street, Edinburgh, Scotland



Scotland's Early Silver

Scotland's Early Silver

Explore the story of Scotland’s early silver and discover how silver became the most important precious metal in Scotland over the course of the first millennium AD. Scotland’s Early Silver tells the...

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This museum has 2 ratings.

Monday, May 29, 2017 May 29, 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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