The "Kingdom of the Scots" exhibit can't be missed. It's a fascinating look at Scottish history from the very beginning that you probably can't find anywhere else.
We planned on dropping by here to kill an hour or so but there was just so much to see! After a couple of hours we ended up just giving up, and we only got to the second floor. Great place for all ages and all interests.
This beautiful and extremely well-planned museum was where I spent a fantastic five hours.From Geology to Vikings, Romans and the Industrial Revolution, this museum has it all, plenty of interactive stuff for kids as well as films for adults. I thoroughly enjoyed it. The restaurant on the top floor looked fabulous too. Plenty of toilets on all levels and friendly,... More
I Think a visit to this museum is what you make it. There is a vast array of things to see and stacks of history all beautifully laid out and well described. The building itself is stunning too. It's a bit rambling though and it is easy to get distracted by the next thing that catches your eye. Our children... More
While spending a day trip to Edinburgh, and after visiting other attractions we had some time left and to my girlfriends dismay we headed for the museum. She couldn't have been more wrong. We both had a great time looking around at different displays, models, fossils, samples and antiques. A great way to spend an afternoon by looking at everything... More
If, like me, you have got a fairly short attention span this place is great, there is so much to see and its presented in such a way that everywhere you look there is something to catch your eye. The exhibition halls in old part of the building are great in their own right, and contrast with the modern part.... More
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