The History Scotland guide to Scottish museums - things to do in Scotland


07 November 2016
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Make the most of Scotland's many museums with the History Scotland round-up of museums around the country, including free of charge museums, military museums and rural life museums.

Make the most of Scotland's many museums with the History Scotland round-up of museums around the country, including free of charge museums, military museums and rural life museums. For things to do around the country, read our travel guides.

Scotland is home to some of the UK's finest museums, many of which contain world-class collections of artefacts, art and manuscripts.

Here's our round up of some of the best of the country's museums:

And join thousands of annual visitors who take a trip to the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh, which is home to more than 20,000 artefacts, on subjects including the history of science, industry, natural history, kings & queens, geology and military. The museum has a regularly changing programme of events and exhibitions and also runs the National Museum of Flight, National Museum of Rural Life, and the National War Museum.