1. United Kingdom
  2. Scotland
  3. Edinburgh
  4. National Museum of Scotland

National Museum of Scotland: Guided Tour

Product ID: 275102
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This small group 3-hour tour through the National Museum of Scotland is an all-encompassing, story-driven account designed to give you a deep understanding of the rich and fascinating history of Scotland.
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Duration: 3 hours
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  • Learn the history of Scotland from pre-humans right up until modern day
  • Hear the stories behind the amazing artefacts in the National Museum of Scotland
  • Leave the tour with a better understanding of Scottish history than most locals would have
Full description
The National Museum of Scotland has over 6 floors of Scottish history for you to explore with a knowledgeable guide. This tour uses the Museum as a backdrop to delve into Scotland's rich and colorful past as a way to impart as much information as possible, taking into account that your time in Edinburgh may be limited. 

This unique tour will guide you through Scotland's rich and varied past using the Museum's world-class collection as props and illustration. Your guides are proud to combine the great Scottish tradition of storytelling with history to help present both the Museum and Scotland's history in a truly unforgettable manner.
  • Expert guide
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Tour departs from outside Caffè Nero on the Royal Mile beside the statue of Adam Smith. Look for the green and white umbrellas.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable clothes
Know before you go
• Although the National Museum of Scotland is accessible to people with mobility impairments, due to the duration of this tour and the steps involved, this tour is not recommended for people who have severe mobility impairments
• Please note that children aged 15 and under will not be able to join the tour unless accompanied by a responsible adult
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Product ID: 275102