Fossil tales and stories are as diverse as the civilisations that created them, legends grew up around these unexplained objects as a way to make sense of their origin and identity. This small display explores some of the myths and uses for fossils.
Over 250 years ago Scottish industry began producing a wide range of pottery, from everyday ware to exotic decorative pieces. Potteries established by Scottish entrepreneurs sprung up around the Forth and Clyde regions, as well as further afield.
Ten galleries. Infinite possibilities. From Alexander Graham Bell to Zandra Rhodes, this year we're showcasing the very best of our internationally important collections in decorative art, design, fashion, science and technology.
National Museums Scotland offers a collection of spectacular venues to suit every occasion. For intimate dinners for 12 guests to grand celebrations for 1,500, each unique and versatile setting ensures and an unforgettable event.
The Galloway Hoard
We're excited to have the opportunity to save a unique treasure hoard for the nation! Find out more here.