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Events at National Museum of Scotland

  • Swell

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    Saturday 1st Apr, 6.00pm
    Swell follows the story of two siblings caught in the purgatory of a fictional but analogous town, ready to be abandoned. Supported by PlaCE Programme.
    Price(s): £12/£10
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Caroline Jaquet
    AD equipment bookable by contacting the box office at 0131 226 0005 or
  • Emily Dodd

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    Wednesday 5th Apr, 11.00am
    Join writer and CBeebies screenwriter Emily Dodd on a scientific story adventure! Emily will be talking about her book Tell Me About: The Human Body.
    Price(s): £3
    Relaxed Performance information
    Held in the Relaxed Space (Seminar Room 1). Reduced audience size and a shorter session. Seating can be on beanbags, the floor, or chairs. Audience can move about the space as they wish. Gentle lighting and no amplified noises. Hand dryers in the nearest toilets will be switched off.
  • You’ve Been Played

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    Friday 7th Apr, 6.00pm
    From the creator of Zombies, Run! Adrian Hon explores how schools, corporations and governments' use of games is affecting modern society.
    Price(s): £10/£8
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Shaurna Dickson
    BSL Interpereters are on house right in front of the audience
  • Experimental Life

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    Thursday 13th Apr, 9.00am
    Visit our Experimental Life experience before the National Museum of Scotland is open to the public and enjoy it in a more relaxed and less crowded environment. Supported by Expo Fund
    Price(s): Free, booking required
    Relaxed Performance information
    This session is primarily for, but not limited to, families with autistic children; autistic young people and adults; adults living with dementia; adults and children with mental health problems; and any other visitors with sensory needs or who may prefer a more relaxed experience, plus their families, friends and carers. The Museum will open to the public from 10am for their regular Relaxed Morning with noisy interactives turned off where possible and a quiet space available.
  • Wonderdog

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    Thursday 13th Apr, 1.00pm
    Author and Zoologist Jules Howard presents a love letter to science celebrating how we came to know what dogs are really capable of.
    Price(s): £10/£8
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Dr Kyra Pollitt
    BSL Interpereters are on house right in front of the audience
  • Demystifying Bisexuality

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    Friday 14th Apr, 8.00pm
    Psychologist Dr Julia Shaw explores what we know about the world's largest sexual minority, challenging us to think deeper about who we are and how we love.
    Price(s): £10/£8
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Nicolle Murdoch
    BSL Interpereters are on house right in front of the audience
  • Two in a Barrel

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    Saturday 15th Apr, 11.45am
    Join quirky best friends Riri and Moku as they find themselves stuck in a barrel sitting on top of an island of rubbish in the ocean.
    Price(s): £5
    Relaxed Performance information
    The lights will be up. Audience members will be free to come in and out of the space. Printed versions of the story will be available at the door. Ear defenders available.