Museums in Edinburgh - Page 1

Find museums in Edinburgh. Listings include National Library of Scotland, National Galleries of Scotland, Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, Jupiter Artland, The Fruitmarket Gallery and Edinburgh Dungeon. Click on each in the list below the map for more information.


  • 01/25/21
    James Nasmyth (1808-1890), the son of the artist Alexander Nasmyth, was one of the first students at the School of Arts. He made models of James Watt's engine when he was a student to earn some money...
    > Heriot-Watt University Archive
  • 01/23/21
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    > The Royal Scots
  • 01/22/21
    https://mailchi.mp/fdc3c36a7465/the-veterans-scotland-newsletter-22-january-2021?e=c6d373a0c3
    > The Royal Scots
  • 01/22/21
    Hahaha - Classic... I feel like I see these facial expressions on video calls when the internet freezes.
    > Cockburn Geological Museum
  • 01/22/21
    Explore our digital resources > www.nls.uk/digital-resources
    > National Library of Scotland
  • 01/22/21
    Less well known is University co-founder Robert Bryson (1778-1852). A watch and clock maker, it was the lack of access to technical education for his staff that lead to the idea that they should set ...
    > Heriot-Watt University Archive
  • 01/21/21
    A few months ago we were able to acquire two great examples of modelled leather bookbindings (pictured) by Phoebe Anna Traquair (1852-1936), a leading figure in the Arts and Crafts movement in Scotlan...
    > National Library of Scotland
  • 01/20/21
    Burns epic classic ‘Tam o’ shanter’ What’s happening in his picture? Join me on my live Burns Tribute on Sunday 24th Jan & 3pm Eastern time!
    > Personal Tours of Scotland
  • 01/20/21
    Library Services update 2020-2021 Would you like to keep up to date with current library services we offer? Then please go to the library services update page at https://www.ed.ac.uk/information-serv...
    > University of Edinburgh Libraries and Museums
  • 01/20/21
    https://www.army.mod.uk/who-we-are/corps-regiments-and-units/infantry/royal-regiment-of-scotland/
    > The Royal Scots
  • 01/20/21
    🥇 While most of our operations may be on hold, we are still trying to add to our collection. 💚 We are delighted with our latest acquisition - a plaque presented to Lawrie Reilly after a successful ho...
    > Hibernian Historical Trust
  • 01/20/21
    Our friend Natalie is at it again! #LoveStarDustStarkey
    > Cockburn Geological Museum
  • 01/20/21
    Leonard Horner (1785-1864) was not only one of the University's founders, but a great social reformer. In his role as a factory inspector he was instrumental in pushing for legislation to improve wor...
    > Heriot-Watt University Archive
  • 01/19/21
    The Curator's New flatmate, from Watford, is Hilarious . Begining to get her bearings, ’Leith Walk’ is known as 'Roadworks Road’.
    > The Thermos Museum