Doors Open Weekend will be running on the 28th and 29th of September. This year we are offering ticketed places for admission to the museum. Besides viewing the historic collections of the Museum, there will also be a chance to view our current exhibtion 'Words and Deeds: Woman, Warfare and Caregiving'. Access to the Museum will be available for en…
The Natural Capital project will begin in September (thanks to Maggie Aitken of Daisychain associates!). A number of arts and heritage organisations will be working with Circle Scotland who provide community based support for marginalised children and families and work to improve opportunities for disadvantaged families and those with children at r…
The BBC are offering children aged between 6-12 years the opportunity to book onto this live, interactive show as part of BBC Learning at the Edinburgh festival, taking place straight after the summer break. We will be at the BBC’s festival hub (BBC Pink Tent, Corner of Potterrow and Marshall Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9BT) and are offering a unique op…
Words and Deeds: Women, Warfare and Caregiving
On 13th June 2013, the exhibition Words and Deeds: Women, Warfare and Caregiving opened at the Museum. The exhibition, in partnership with The University of Edinburgh, features reinterpretation of surgical and military objects and new research by Yvonne McEwen from The Centre for the Study of Modern C…
Leonardo da Vinci was one of the greatest anatomists ever to have lived. He personally dissected more than thirty human corpses to explore every aspect of anatomy and physiology, and recorded his findings in drawings of unparalleled beauty and lucidity. Had he published his researches, Leonardo would have transformed European knowledge of the human…
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