National Museum of Scotland National Museum of Scotland

National Museum of Scotland

Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1JF, United Kingdom | 0300 123 6789 | Website

Venue Description

Explore the diversity of the natural world, world cultures, art and design, science and technology and Scottish history, all under one roof at the National Museum of Scotland.


There is a level entrance to the museum via the main entrance to the Entrance Hall on Chambers Street and the Tower entrance at the corner of Chambers Street. Wheelchairs are available for loan at no charge. On arrival, ask at the Information Desk. Wheelchairs are not bookable in advance. Lifts are available to all floors and there is a variety of seating throughout the museum.

Accessibility Guide

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Accessible Performances

We offer relaxed opening times. Please see our website for details.


Changing Places toilets are different to standard accessible toilets. They are larger and have more equipment including a height adjustable adult-sized changing bench and a tracking or mobile hoist.Please see the Changing Places website for details of this and other Changing Places toilets.


To arrange a tour with handling opportunities for visitors with visual impairments please email or call 0131 247 4041, giving at least three weeks’ notice. If you wish to inquire about the possibility of booking a BSL interpreter for any tours or other events, please email giving at least three weeks' notice.

The venue says it has...

  • Accessible Format
  • Audio Format
  • Braille
  • Carer Discount
  • Dedicated Seating
  • Disabled Access
  • Easy Read
  • Induction Loop
  • Large Print

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