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October 2013

Winter Opening Hours: from 1st November, 12-4pm (Mon-Fri)

28 October 2013

Our winter opening hours for the rest of the year will be 12-4pm, Monday to Friday. The Museum will be closed from 24th December - 2nd January (inclusive)


St Andrew’s Day Event featuring Richard Holloway, Geoff Palmer and Tom Devine

2 October 2013

Until very recently, the central Scottish role in black slavery in the eighteenth century has been hidden from history. This discussion will present some of the latest thinking on this vital, controversial but forgotten aspect of the nation's past. Come and be surprised! book at:


The Remembrance Day Talk: Dr Emily Mayhew, Wounded: From Battlefield to Blighty, 1914-1918

2 October 2013

Join us for a special lecture and book signing with author Dr Emily Mayhew. Her new publication (Sep 2013) Wounded: From Battlefield to Blighty traces a journey made by a casualty from the battlefield of the Western Front to a hospital in Britain. It is a story told through the testimony of those who cared for him – stretcher bearers and medical of…


Words and Deeds Exhibition extended until 1st December 2013

2 October 2013

We are delighted to announce that the exhibition Words and Deeds: Women, Warfare and Caregiving will be extended until 1st December 2013. As part of The Scottish Government’s St Andrew’s Day Out campaign for 2013 we will be offering 2 for 1 tickets from 18th November - 1st December, so don't miss the chance to take up this offer and view our inspir…



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