Visit Dolly the cloned
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National Museum of Scotland

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Why locals love it

A perfect place for families and a brilliant programme for a miserable, rainy day. From Scottish history to Dolly the cloned sheep, as well as stuffed wild animals you can find here absolutely everything. It's interactive, modern and all the permanent exibitions are free.

Why you should visit it

The museum is housed in two buildings with very different characters. Visit the roof terrace of the new building for beautiful 360 degree views of the old town. Admire the renovated Victorian grand gallery of the old building when having a cake break in the museum café. And don't miss the chance to learn about Scottish history.

Special tip

Avoid Sundays if you don't like busy times.

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3 Comments

A great day out for adults and kids. Really interesting and only costs a donation at the door.
David
Local
June 10, 2019
the displays are really well thought out, and its just a lovely building
Louise
Local
February 13, 2018
great place to take kids as there's lots for them to see. Free to get in
mel
Local
February 13, 2018

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