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Book Week Scotland’s Reading Hour at the museum

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Alexander McCall Smith to lead Reading Hour at National Museum of Scotland for Book Week Scotland Celebrated authors Alexander McCall Smith and Lari Don will lead a read-in at the National Museum of Scotland this...

RBS Museum Lates in October – but book now!

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Mystery and intrigue sets the stage for the next RBS Museum Lates event at the National Museum of Scotland on Friday 19 October 2012, with the theme Behind the Masque.Tickets went on sale earlier this week for...

Museum to display its most expensive exhibit

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A truly magnificent object, a Byzantine sardonyx bowl mounted on a 16th century gold stand, known as a tazza, has been acquired for the nation by National Museums Scotland. It is the most valuable single object...

Hurry along to see the Fascinating Mummies

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The Fascinating Mummies Exhibition at The National Museum of Scotland is nearing the end of its run, so you had better hurry if you have not yet been along to see it. The popular exhibition has...

Fascinating Mummies at the National Museum of Scotland

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From the mysterious, draped-filled corridor that beckons you into the show’s sepulchral inner sanctum, it’s clear that the National Museum of Scotland’s new exhibition Fascinating Mummies is going to be something special. But for...

Scottish Green Energy Awards 2011

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Scotland's tenth Green Energy Awards celebrated the successes of the renewables industry last night with the largest ever ceremony. Among the winners were First Minister, Alex Salmond, for Best Politician and Richard Yemm, founder of...

Five things to see at The Edinburgh Storytelling Festival

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 The Edinburgh International Storytelling festival begins on 21 October 2011.  The Edinburgh Reporter  has chosen our top five recommendations to help you decide what to go and see from the extensive programme.5. Nothing But...

A Night out at The Museum

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   RBS Museum Lates Friday, 11 November 2011, Doors Open 6.30pm National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh A brand new addition to the Edinburgh events calendar has been unveiled, giving people a chance to see one of...

National Museum of Scotland: Admiral Cochrane, the Real Master and Commander exhibition

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If you’ve been fascinated by swashbuckling naval heroes such as Master and Commander’s Jack Aubrey or CS Forester’s Horatio Hornblower, then the National Museum of Scotland’s new exhibition Admiral Cochrane, the Real Master and...

Museum attracts thousands on first day

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Over 22,000 visitors came to the National Museum of Scotland on the first day after a grand public opening on Friday 29 July. The reaction was overwhelmingly positive, with vox pops showing that many...

What’s in store at the National Museum of Scotland

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We have been waiting patiently for over 3 years during the refurbishment of the National Museum of Scotland. Since the doors closed on one of the most fabulous attractions in Edinburgh, there have been...

The National Museum of Scotland reopens this Friday

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The recently refurbished National Museum of Scotland is to open again this Friday morning at 10 after a building programme which has taken three and a half years to complete. The management is very...

The past life of the National Museum of Scotland

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As the transformed National Museum of Scotland prepares to open up to the public again on Friday The Reporter considers the fascinating history of this iconic and unique museum. The museum has been a thrilling...

National Museum makeover is top-notch for learning

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The newly transformed National Museum of Scotland will house a brand new three-storey Learning Centre for primary and secondary school children when it opens later this year.The learning experience is part of the £46.4m...

Iron Age Gold on display at National Museum of Scotland

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Scotland’s most significant gold hoard goes on display at the National Museum of Scotland today, following a successful fundraising campaign to acquire them for the National Collections. The National Heritage Memorial Fund, the Art Fund,...

Party at the Museum on Hogmanay

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Edinburgh is full of things to do this Hogmanay. We really like the idea of this one - a party in the Museum of Scotland for all the family. Just because you have young...

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