National Museum of Scotland 2024

The story of Scotland from earliest geological time to the present. The industrial section contains an 1811 Newcomen engine, 1923 single cylinder Corliss mill engine, 1861 locomotive by Hawthorns of Leith and models of steam engines, locomotives and industrial machines.


Address: Chambers Street Edinburgh Midlothian EH1 1JF

  • Telephone: 0300 123 6789
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Open Days & Times

Daily 1000-1700. Visit website for more details and advance booking.


  • By Bus: frequent
  • By Rail: Edinburgh Waverley / 0.5 miles


  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

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