In addition to the National Museum of Scotland, the National Museum of Flight, National Museum of Rural Life and National War Museum offer an inspiring collection of venues for a wide range of events.

National Museum of Flight

  • Drinks reception in the Concorde hangar

    Drinks reception in the Concorde hangar
  • The Concorde hangar

    The Concorde hangar
  • Dinner in the Concorde hangar

    Dinner in the Concorde hangar


In East Lothian, just 20 miles outside Edinburgh, the National Museum of Flight boasts a truly unique venue - Scotland’s only Concorde Experience. Celebrating on board the iconic aircraft or dining beneath her wings, up to 650 guests can enjoy this supersonic setting.

Situated on the East Fortune Airfield, the museum’s extensive grounds present further opportunities for outdoor events and marquees.

The Concorde Experience

Maximum capacity

Uses

Dinner

400

The Concorde Experience is a flexible venue that can accommodate a range of events including product launches, receptions, dinners, weddings, presentations, film and TV location filming.

Reception

500

Theatre Style

40

The Museum Grounds

Maximum capacity

Uses

Available upon request

This extensive outdoor space can be used for marquees, car shows, product launches, concerts, markets and film and TV location filming.

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National Museum of Rural Life

  • Dinner at the National Museum of Rural Life

    Dinner at the National Museum of Rural Life
  • Dinner at the National Museum of Rural Life

    Dinner at the National Museum of Rural Life
  • Dinner at the National Museum of Rural Life

    Dinner at the National Museum of Rural Life
  • The BP Learning Centre at the National Museum of Rural Life

    The BP Learning Centre at the National Museum of Rural Life


Only eight miles from the centre of Glasgow, the National Museum of Rural Life is set in a beautiful 170-acre farm. With a diverse range of events spaces and idyllic grounds, the museum is an ideal location for corporate or private events. For up to 60 guests, facilities are available for day events such as meetings, lectures and team building activities. In the evening, up to 250 guests can enjoy the museum’s striking Alistair Grant Gallery with large picture windows overlooking the Scottish countryside.

Alistair Grant Gallery

Maximum capacity

Uses

Dinner

120

This gallery is ideal for evening celebrations such as dinners, receptions, product launches, barn dances and location filming.

Drinks reception

250

Orientation Area

Maximum capacity

Uses

Reception

150

Available for evening events including receptions, product launches and networking events.

Lecture Theatre

Maximum capacity

Uses

Theatre style

60

The theatre is available for day time and evening events such as seminars, meetings, product launches, filming, presentations and press conferences.

BP Learning Centre

Maximum capacity

Uses

Theatre Style

50

A versatile space, the Learning Centre is a great venue for day time events including seminars, meetings, product launches, filming, presentations and press conferences.

The Museum Grounds

Maximum capacity

Uses

Available upon request

The 170-acre farm offers unique opportunities for events such as away days, team building activities, product launches, animal shows, wedding photography, farmers’ markets and film and TV location filming.

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National War Museum, within the grounds of Edinburgh Castle

  • The National War Museum

    The National War Museum
  • Outside the National War Museum

    Outside the National War Museum
  • The entrance to the National War Museum

    The entrance to the National War Museum
  • The Highland Soldier gallery in the National War Museum

    The Highland Soldier gallery in the National War Museum


The National War Museum is an unusual venue guaranteed to capture the imaginations of your guests. Housed in mid-18th century buildings at the centre of Edinburgh Castle, six galleries celebrate Scotland’s military history and present an atmospheric setting for evening entertaining.

National War Museum

Maximum capacity

Uses

Reception

100

Perfect for an unforgettable evening reception.

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Contact us

NMS Enterprises Ltd

National Museums Scotland
Chambers Street
Edinburgh EH1 1JF
T: 0131 247 4113
F: 0131 247 4307
E: hospitality@nms.ac.uk