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2. Curator Dr Meredith Greiling puts the finishing touches to Cold War Scotland, a new exhibition opening at the National Museum of (

Rùintean-dìomhair niuclasach na h-Alba gan innse ann an taisbeanadh ùr

Cold War Scotland/ Cogadh Fuar na h-Alba

13 Iuchar 2024 gu 26 Faoilleach 2025

Taigh-tasgaidh Nàiseanta na h-Alba, Sràid Chambers, Dùn Èideann

Prìs a-steach: An-asgaidh

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Scotland’s nuclear secrets revealed in new exhibition

Cold War Scotland 

13 July 2024 to 26 January 2025 
 

National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh 

Admission: Free 

nms.ac.uk/ColdWarScotland 
 

Game On at the National Museum of Scotland © Andy Catlin-3

Bidh an taisbeanadh geama bhidio eadar-ghnìomhach as motha san t-saoghal a’ fosgladh ann an Dùn Èideann air an deireadh-sheachdain seo

Game On 

29 Ògmhios gu 3 Samhain 2024 
Taigh-tasgaidh Nàiseanta na h-Alba, Sràid Chambers, Dùn Èideann 

BAFTA Young Game Designer nominees Rebecca Jones and Eleanor Brooker at the National Museum of Scotland © Duncan McGlynn-2

World’s largest interactive video game exhibition opens in Edinburgh this weekend

Game On 
29 June to 3 November 2024 

National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh 

Highland Song, screenshots © Inkle (2)

Scottish video games celebrated as tickets go on sale for blockbuster exhibition

Tickets for the National Museum of Scotland’s major summer exhibition Game On go on sale today, Tuesday 30 April 2024.

Curator Ellie Swinbank installs the Nova tidal turbine blade at the National Museum of Scotland. Image © Stewart Attwood (3)

Tidal turbine from Shetland goes on display at the National Museum of Scotland

The blade from a pioneering tidal turbine, previously used in the Bluemull Sound in Shetland, has gone on display in the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh. The community owned Nova 30 tidal turbine paved the way for the development of the world’s first offshore tidal farm. It was produced by Nova Innovation who donated the blade to the National Collection.

Wildlife cameraman and presenter Hamza Yassin met children from Edinburgh's Bun Sgoil Taobh Na Pairce (Parkside Primary School) at the opening of the new exhibition, Wildlife Photographer of the Year, which opens on Saturday 20 January at the National Museum of Scotland. Image © Duncan McGlynn-5

Hamza Yassin attends opening of Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition in Edinburgh

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 
20 January to 6 May 2024 

National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh 

Polaris Demonstration at Holy Loch, 3rd Feb 1961 Image Trinity Mirror  Mirrorpix  Alamy Stock Photo

Cold War Scotland

13 July 2024 to 26 January 2025 
National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh 
Admission: Free 

Tekniska Museet - Stockholm (3), 2013

Major video game exhibition to open in Edinburgh next summer

Game On 

29 June to 3 November 2024 

nms.ac.uk/GameOn 

Game On, the largest interactive exhibition of the history and the culture of video games, will return to Edinburgh next summer. The exhibition, featuring iconic characters and games ranging from Space Invaders to Sonic the Hedgehog and Mario to Minecraft, runs from 29 June to 3 November 2024 at the National Museum of Scotland. 

The Catwalk by Shashwat Harish, Kenya, Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition coming to Edinburgh

Wildlife Photographer of the Year, National Museum of Scotland (20 January to 6 May 2024) 

The world-renowned exhibition, on loan from the Natural History Museum in London, will open at the National Museum of Scotland on 20 January 2024, featuring exceptional images which capture fascinating animal behaviour, spectacular species and the breathtaking diversity of the natural world. Using photography's unique emotive power to engage and inspire audiences, the images shine a light on stories and species around the world and encourage a future of advocating for the planet. 

Monks from Edinburgh's Dhammapadipa Temple welcome a buddha to the National Museum of Scotland. The statue is on loan from the temple as part of a new display 'Theravāda Buddhism' opening Saturday 16 September. Credit: Duncan McGlynn

Buddha from an Edinburgh temple goes on display at the National Museum of Scotland

A Buddha on loan from The Dhammapadipa Temple in Edinburgh is being exhibited as part of Theravāda Buddhism, a new display opening on 16 September at the National Museum of Scotland, which highlights religious practices and living traditions in South and Southeast Asia and Scotland.

Curator Dr Ali Clark with the Bottled Ocean 2123 installation, part of a new exhibition, Rising Tide: Art and Environment in Oceania which opens Saturday 12 August at the National Museum of Scotland (credit Stewart Attwood)

Climate-themed exhibition of Oceanic art to open at the National Museum of Scotland

A new exhibition, Rising Tide: Art and Environment in Oceania opening this Saturday at the National Museum of Scotland showcases artworks created in response to the climate crisis in Australia and the Pacific Islands.