Museum of Scotland

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Museum of Scotland

The National Museum of Scotland was formed with ‘New Museum of Scotland’ and Royal Museum in 2006, to bring collection of Scottish antiquities, culture and history, science and technology, natural history, and world cultures together.

The Royal Museum was built in 1861, and the more modern Museum of Scotland was completed in 1998.

The Museum underwent a major refurbishment that took three years and finally opened in July 2011, the project cost around £47 Million, which restored and extended the building.

The Leading Architect for this project was Gareth Hoskins and the concurrent redesign of the exhibitions by Ralph Appelbaum Associates.

National Museum of Scotland exhibition

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Monday 10:00-17:00
Tuesday 10:00-17:00
Wednesday 10:00-17:00
Thursday 10:00-17:00
Friday 10:00-17:00
Saturday 10:00-17:00
Sunday 10:00-17:00

Christmas Day: Closed
Boxing Day: 12:00-17:00
New Year’s Day: 12:00-17:00



Category Price
Everyone Free
Donations welcome, Support  Museum

National Museum of Scotland shop


Address: Chambers St, Edinburgh EH1 1JF, UK