Pupils (P4-P7) meet a Jacobite officer to discover more about the 1745 Rising in this new session.
Our new Viking show takes place in our Auditorium and is suitable for P3-P5 pupils. A fun, interactive way to find out more about the Vikings in Scotland!
P1-P7 pupils can visit our Ancient Egypt exhibition and use our handling box to discover more about mummification.
In this workshop for P2-P7, pupils investigate our animal specimens, including an elephant’s tooth and arctic fox fur, to discover why and how they have developed as they have.
In this P3-P7 workshop, pupils will discover how and why Egyptians created mummies, before working in groups to find out more about the people behind mummified figures.
Explore five large packages containing real fossils, images and replicas. P2-P4 pupils will work in groups to discover which dinosaur each belongs to, before revealing their findings to the class.
Pupils (P4-P7) will discover more about DNA by taking part in a DNA extraction experiment.
Find out about the different types of renewable energy sources used in Scotland in this hands-on STEM session for P5-P7 pupils.
Visit Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites with your pupils (P2-P7).
P4-P7 students can visit two venues as part of a Jacobite day – the Palace of Holyroodhouse and the National Museum of Scotland.
Why not turn your next learning display into a museum exhibition? In this P4-P7 workshop, pupils will work with collections from around the world to learn the skills that museum staff use to display, care for and promote our exhibitions.
Join author Mike Nicholson as part of Book Week Scotland.
Our expert Enablers help pupils from P3-P7 explore our object handling collection and take them on a Gallery Safari.
Pupils (P2-P5) meet a Roman soldier in our new session about the Romans in Scotland.
How do we look into space and what can we discover? P3-P7 pupils will explore meteorites that have landed on Earth and make their own individual telescopes to take a closer look at the skies above us.
Blast off into space and join us for an adventure around our solar system, aimed at P2-P3 pupils.
Which superpowers do your P3-P5 classes have? Find out in this fun, interactive science show which uncovers the science behind superpowers!
Our free handling boxes contain artefacts and natural world specimens for pupils from nursery age to S6 to touch and investigate.
Our expert Enablers help pupils from P3-P7 explore our Viking object handling collection and take them on a Gallery Safari.
P4-P7 pupils take on roles as politicians, scientists and community members who have to work cooperatively to decide what action they will take to survive as a volcano threatens to erupt.
P2-P7 pupils can see some of the natural world’s most astonishing and challenging sights in this temporary exhibition.
Header image © Ruth Armstrong.