Enjoy a unique flavour of the Fringe and explore the museum after hours.

Handpicked performers will showcase highlights from their acts across three exhilarating Friday nights, alongside bars and entry to our exhibition Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites.

Friday 11 August    Friday 18 August     Friday 25 August

From the Grand Gallery's main stage to more intimate spaces across the museum, discover some of our world class collections whilst soaking up the festival atmosphere. Guest-programmed by the festival gurus at The List, each night of this adults-only extravaganza offers a different take on the Fringe.

This is a taste of the Friday Fringe Takeover during 2016 Edinburgh Fringe. The programme and activities this year will vary to what is shown in this video.  

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Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites

Discover a compelling story of loyalty, loss, rebellion and retribution in this major exhibition.

Free Fringe Music

Experience the joy of live music at the museum as the best contemporary talents take inspiration from our Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites exhibition to perform traditional Scottish songs and instrumental sets.
Event information


11 Aug - 25 Aug 2017


National Museum of Scotland

How much

£18, £16 Members and concessions

Price includes admission to Jacobites exhibition

Age 18+

* Concession prices apply to 60+, students and unemployed with ID, disabled people. Carers of disabled people free. A valid NUS or Young Scot card must be shown.

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