National War Museum of Scotland

National War Museum of Scotland
National War Museum of Scotland
Edinburgh Castle, Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH1 2NA
  • Telephone 0300 123 6789
  • Opening times 1 Apr–30 Sep daily 9.45am–5.45pm; 1 Oct–31 Mar daily 9.45am–4.45pm.
  • Seasonal times Closed 25 & 26 Dec.
  • Website nms.ac.uk/war
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Covid-19 precautions

TEMPORARY MUSEUM CLOSURE. Following the latest announcement from Scottish Government, the National War Museum will close at 16:00 23 December until further notice. The national collections within our care will continue to be monitored and made secure during this time. You can also keep in touch by following us on our social media channels and through our website www.nms.ac.uk.
Last updated: 22 December 2020

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Located inside Edinburgh Castle, the museum explores over 400 years of the Scottish military experience. Exhibits include weapons and uniforms from various conflicts, a gallery of military paintings and recruitment posters, and occasional weekend events bring warriors from the ages to life in stirring demonstrations and workshops.

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Legacies of Empire

Legacies of Empire examines the histories connected to objects brought back from colonial conflict by the military forces of the British Empire.

Sun 26 Dec

Free / 0300 123 6789

Sat 1 Jan 2022

Free / 0300 123 6789

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