Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

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

Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

About Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

1st Jul 2018 to 31st Jul 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

Sunday 1 - The Picts

Monday 2 - Scottish Inventors
Tuesday 3 - Energy: Where it comes from and how we use it
Wednesday 4 - Edinburgh's Heritage in 9 Objects
Thursday 5 - Death, Pain and Punishment
Friday 6 - Bagpipes and other Instruments
Saturday 7 - From Body Snatchers to Body Scans
Sunday 8 - The Auld Alliance

Monday 9 - The Jewels and Jewellers of Scotland
Tuesday 10 - Stone Stories
Wednesday 11 - Scottish Science and Technology
Thursday 12 - Feisty Females
Friday 13 - Scotland's Pacific Connections
Saturday 14 - Victorian Scotland
Sunday 15 - Working Lives

Monday 16 - Art, Design and Fashion Galleries Highlights
Tuesday 17 - Scottish Christianity to 1000 AD
Wednesday 18 - The Architecture of the Museum
Thursday 19 - We the People
Friday 20 - Strokes of Luck
Saturday 21 - Picts and Vikings
Sunday 22 - The Stuarts

Monday 23 - European Objects of Desire
Tuesday 24 - The Beginnings of Scotland: Land and People
Wednesday 25 - Amazing Animals
Thursday 26 - The Church in Scotland
Friday 27 - Man, Sun, Moon and Stars
Saturday 28 - Edinburgh's Heritage in 9 Objects
Sunday 29 - The Scots Abroad

Monday 30 - The Vikings in Scotland
Tuesday 31 - Chess, Chinz and Curry

Header image: Globe of Mars showing the alleged canals, by Ingeborg Brun, Denmark, c. 1914.

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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