Museum of Scotland – Edinburgh

Museum of Scotland: built on the border of the Old Town zone, it has been identified as the first Scottish building of the 20th century. The museum showcases the full history of Scotland, its territory, its population, its successes, through a series of rich national collections including more than 10.000 precious and domestic objects, which together give an idea of Scottish life through the centuries. The museum is situated in proximity of the Royal Museum. Admission to permanent exhibitions is free.

Chambers Street, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, EH1 1JF

Tel: +44 (0) 131 247 4422 E-mail:

Opening hours
January to December from Monday to Saturday 10.00 am to 17.00 pm; Tuesday 10.00 am to 20.00 pm, and Sunday from 12.00 am to 17.00 pm.

Free admission. Groups can book a guided visit in advance by calling +44 (0) 131 247 4206 (£2.00 per person). The Museum Pass-Holders is a card which gives free entry to temporary exhibitions. For info

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