Museum Socials

The National Museum of Scotland is offering a series of events for anyone affected by Dementia and their relatives, friends and supporters.

Museum Socials

About Museum Socials

15th March 2019
10.30am - 12 noon
National Museum of Scotland
National Museum of Scotland Chambers Street, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 1JF
Free, including refreshments
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Our Socials create a friendly environment where everyone is welcome and all contributions are valued. They are suitable for first-time visitors and for those who might not regularly come to the museum, as well as people who have always loved visiting.

Our sessions are relaxed and informal, start with tea and cake, and feature a range of activities inspired by our collections. Each month has a different theme, so take a look at the dates and topics below.

Embroidered Stories
Hear about the fascinating histories woven into this unique collection of Scottish samplers, and try a simple embroidery craft.
Friday 21 December

Tae a Moose
Celebrate Burns’ poetry, songs and music.
Friday 18 January

Exploring East Asia
Celebrate the launch of our new gallery with activities and crafts.
Friday 15 February

Robots
Explore the wonderful world of robotics.
Friday 15 March

Meet at the Entrance Hall (street level)

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Museum Socials are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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Embroidered Stories: Scottish Samplers

Embroidered Stories: Scottish Samplers

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Get an insight into the lives of children in the 18th and 19th centuries through this unique collection of Scottish samplers on loan from American collector Leslie B. Durst.
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