Summer Holiday Activities

20th July 2017

4th August 2017

10:00 To 17:00

National Museum of Scotland, Chambers St, Edinburgh EH1 1JF

Free, drop-in

Event Description

We’ve got something extra for families to enjoy at the museum this summer – whatever the weather!

Jacobite Juniors
Monday 3-Sat 8 July & Mon 17-Sat 22 July

12:00-16:00, free (drop in)

Travel back in time for two weeks of fun inspired by our Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites exhibition, including historical displays and demonstrations, make and take activities and object handling.

Story Corner in Imagine
Mon 3 Jul-Fri 4 August

11:00-11:20, free, drop-in

Join one of our Enablers in the Imagine gallery for informal stories from our favourite children’s books with a connection to the museum. Suitable for under 5s with an accompanying adult.

Gallery Safaris
Sun 9, 16, 23 & 30 July, Mon 31 July-Fri 4 August

11:30, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30, 15:30 (25 mins) free, limited places. Sign up at the lighthouse lens in the Grand Gallery 5 mins before start time.

Explore the museum in a new way with our interactive gallery safaris.  Each safari looks for objects on a different theme Рfrom space science to archaeology adventures, kings and queens to amazing animals. Suitable for age 7+ and their families.

Ancient Egypt Tomb-bola
Mon 10-Sat 15 & Mon 24-Sat 29 July

Roll up, roll up and take your pick of our daily selection of activities all about life and death in ancient Egypt. Choose from fascinating objects, crafty challenges and a new fun family show from Macastory.