National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Museum Of Scotland Guide: Spend Less, Do More

Welcome To Museum Of Scotland

Chambers St, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh EH8, UK

Museum of Scotland is situated in Edinburgh , United Kingdom and is one of the city’s major museum.

In the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town you will discover the Museum of Scotland, a fascinating collection of Scottish items, sculptures, jewellery and antiques that tell the history of Scotland, its culture and people. Just a few minutes from the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle it contains a diverse range of exhibits dating back millions of years old to present day Scottish items. The museum is suitable for all the family as there is daily activities offered; design a robot, test drive a Formula One racing car or check out the Discovery Zones and craft workshops. Open since 1998, the museum has collections from the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland and Scottish items from the Royal Museum. Some unique and interesting pieces to look out for are the The Monymusk Reliquary, part of the Lewis chessmen collection, Viking brooches, medieval oak carvings, and Queen Mary's clarsach. There are also some beautiful paintings by the famous Scottish artist, Margaret MacDonald, on display. The museum offers a free tour of its highlights.

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