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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



Although the price for National Museum of Scotland is zero, donation are appreciated to close the final chapter of the museum’s transformation and to help open new galleries.



  • Restaurant

  • Museum shop

  • Wheelchair accessible


Chambers Street, Edinburgh, Scotland

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National Museum of Scotland 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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