Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

Check out the daily free guided themed tours at the National Museum of Scotland in November!

Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

About Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

1st Nov 2018 to 30th Nov 2018
3pm - 4pm
National Museum of Scotland
National Museum of Scotland Chambers Street, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 1JF
This is a free event
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Our free guided themed tours at National Museum of Scotland explore everything from Scotland's history to the supernatural.

Themed tours take place every day at 3pm and have a different theme every day. Themed tours are subject to guide availability and some titles may change.

Our free public guided tours are for adult individuals and small groups (up to six people only). If you are visiting as part of a larger group please see our section on booked tours.

Meet the guide at the Tour Meeting Point, Entrance Hall, Level 0

Thurs 1 - Vikings in Scotland
Fri 2 - Abbotts and Elders: The Church in Scotland
Sat 3 - Strokes of Good Luck
Sun 4 - From Body Snatchers to Body Scans

Mon 5 - The Picts
Tues 6 - Amazing Animals
Wed 7 - Art on the Top Floor
Thurs 8 - Phoebe Traquair and her Contemporaries
Fri 9 - Made in Scotland by People and Machines
Sat 10 - Scottish Sporting Heroes
Sun 11 - Death, Pain and Punishment

Mon 12 - We the People: Scottish Identity and Self-Determination
Tues 13 - Scottish Inventors
Wed 14 - The Jewels and Jewellers of Scotland
Thurs 15 - 18th Century Scotland
Fri 16 - The Museum Buildings: Art and Architecture
Sat 17 - Stone Stories
Sun 18 - Bagpipes and other Instruments

Mon 19 - Caldonia - Rome's North West Frontier
Tues 20 - European Objects of Desire
Wed 21 - Working Lives
Thurs 22 - Scotland's First People
Fri 23 - Weights, Measures and Counters
Sat 24 - Edinburgh's Heritage in 9 Objects
Sun 25 - The Stuarts

Mon 26 - The Auld Alliance
Tues 27 - Scottish Sporting Heroes
Wed 28 - The Architecture of the Museum
Thurs 29 - Picts and Vikings
Fri 30 - Natural Wonders

Header image: Sculptured stone with an incised figure of a boar, partially broken, from Clune, Dores, Inverness-shire.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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