February Half Term

Join us at the National Museum of Scotland for a week of activities inspired by our new East Asia and Ancient Egypt galleries and our Robots exhibition.

February Half Term

About February Half Term

Join us for a week of activities inspired by our new East Asia and Ancient Egypt galleries and our Robots exhibition.

Free, drop-in

Header image: Collaborative robot Baxter, built by ReThink Robots, USA, 2015 © The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum.

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

Other Events at National Museum of Scotland

Embroidered Stories: Scottish Samplers

Embroidered Stories: Scottish Samplers

26th October 2018 - 21st April 2019
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.
Robots

Robots

18th January 2019 - 5th May 2019
Featuring more than 100 objects, this major exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland reveals our 500-year quest to make machines human.
Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

22nd February 2019
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2.
Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

1st March 2019
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 2 - 4.
Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

8th March 2019
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2.
Museum Socials

Museum Socials

15th March 2019
The National Museum of Scotland is offering a series of events for anyone affected by Dementia and their relatives, friends and supporters.
Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

15th March 2019
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 2 - 4.
Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

22nd March 2019
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2.
Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

29th March 2019
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 2 - 4.
Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

5th April 2019
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2.
Tyrannosaurs

Tyrannosaurs

24th January 2020 - 4th May 2020
The most comprehensive exhibition ever mounted on tyrannosaurs is coming to the National Museum of Scotland, bringing the latest palaeontological discoveries to life.

Family and Kids Events you might like...

Little Voices Big Stars New Classes - Comely Bank
Little Voices Big Stars New Classes - Comely Bank
18th February 2019
NA, Edinburgh West
Little Voices Big Stars is holding a free taster class on Monday 18th February in St Ninians Hall, Comely Bank for children aged 6-10 years old.
Rob Roy MacGregor
Rob Roy MacGregor
18th February 2019
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle.
American Sharia
American Sharia
19th February 2019
The Pleasance Edinburgh, Edinburgh South
Join Penny Appeal at the Pleasance Theatre on 19th February for a screening of the hilarious Muslim comedy film 'American Sharia' and help raise funds for their Syria Emergency Appeal!
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Days Out Events you might like...

Rob Roy MacGregor
Rob Roy MacGregor
18th February 2019
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle.
Rob Roy MacGregor
Rob Roy MacGregor
19th February 2019
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle.
Rob Roy MacGregor
Rob Roy MacGregor
21st February 2019
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle.
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February Half Term Events you might like...

The Road to Bannockburn
The Road to Bannockburn
25th February 2019
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of Edinburgh Castle in 1314.
The Road to Bannockburn
The Road to Bannockburn
26th February 2019
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of Edinburgh Castle in 1314.
The Road to Bannockburn
The Road to Bannockburn
27th February 2019
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of Edinburgh Castle in 1314.
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Jersey Boys
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Live Music at Stramash in February
Check out the great variety of Live music gigs on at Stramash this February, Rock, Pop, Blues, Soul, Funk and more....
Free Live Music at The Fiddlers Arms
Come along to The Fiddlers Arms every weekend from 9pm and enjoy free live music with something to suit everyone’s tastes! Entry is always free.

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