Find out about forthcoming talks, lectures, events and special offers for National Museums Scotland Members.


Members receive free or discounted entry to a wide range of events across our museums. Visit our What's on pages to find out more about upcoming events.

Monkey Business Members’ Event Tuesday 31 January 2017

Please note that the members’ private view of the Monkey Business exhibition has had to be rescheduled. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. We will shortly be in contact with members who have booked the event with details of the new date.

If you have any queries regarding this change please contact Murray Alexander on 0131 247 4294.

Monkey Business: Members Private View

Date: Tuesday 21 February 2017
Time: Doors 17:45, Talk 18:15-18:45, Private View 18:45-20:00
Location: Auditorium, Level 1, National Museum of Scotland, Entry via Lothian Street

Hear from one of our experts and explore the world of primates in an exclusive after hours private viewing of the new blockbuster exhibition, Monkey Business. Opening in December this new exhibition at National Museum of Scotland features more than 60 taxidermy specimens and articulated skeletons of monkeys, apes, lemurs and bushbabies. You can also enjoy models, engaging interactives, stunning photography and film.

Book in person at one of our museums, call 0300 123 6789 or book online (booking fees may apply).

Discounts at NCP Castle Terrace

We’ve teamed up with car park operator NCP to offer National Museums Scotland Members discounted parking at NCP Castle Terrace. Receive up to 12 hours of parking for £8*, which is a saving of up to 65% on standard rates.

To receive the discount, present your parking token along with your Membership card to staff at the National Museum of Scotland’s Entrance Hall ticket desk (Level 0) or at the National War Museum inside Edinburgh Castle. Your parking ticket will be validated, with the discount applied when you pay for your parking at NCP Castle Terrace.

For more information about transport to all our museums, visit our Plan you visit page. 

*Offer only applies to parking periods of between two and 12 hours.

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