Connecting Scotland to the world and the world to Scotland.
26 Jun - 10 Nov 2019
Dramatic highland landscapes, heroic histories, tartan and bagpipes are among the defining images of Scotland for many people around the world today. This exhibition considers the origins of these ideas and explores how they were used to represent Scotland around the world.Find out more
Discover the remarkable culture and achievements of the ancient Egyptians and explore one of the most significant East Asia collections in the UK.New Ancient Egypt, East Asia and Ceramics galleries
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Celebrate all things Scottish with our Wild and Majestic collection, find a place in your home for the iconic Lewis chesspieces or discover our range of jewellery, based on treasures from the National Museum of Scotland.