National Museum of Scotland School Trips

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Bring the Curriculum for Excellence to life with the help of our incredible collections. The natural world, world cultures, science, technology, design, art, fashion, archaeology and Scottish history, we cover it all at our five national museums.

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Why are National Museum of Scotland great for School Trips and Educational Visits?

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This amazing treasure house is packed with remarkable objects. Hands-on exhibits and interactive galleries such as Adventure
Planet and Imagine will help you deliver active, creative, skills-based learning across the curriculum. Science, technology, nature, world cultures and Scottish history, it's all here under one roof. Our purpose-built Learning Centre facilities include three new learning studios, a 200-seat auditorium, packed lunch area and schools cloakroom.

There is no charge for pre-booked school visits, object handling boxes or downloadable resources. And our organised activities are great value for money.

What size groups do you cater for?

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33 pupils per class session.

Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?

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Please contact us for full details and for specific requirements for your group.




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