National Museums Scotland

The National Museum of Scotland, the flagship venue in the National Museums Scotland portfolio, is a breathtaking historic venue, located in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town. Following a recent £47million refurbishment, the Victorian museum has been transformed into a unique event space which can accommodate up to 1,500 people.

The range of rooms are available for conferences, exhibitions, weddings, dinner and drink receptions for large and small groups.

Room Capacity
Entrance Hall 700
Grand Gallery 1,500 reception | 800 dining
Discoveries Gallery 300
Auditorium 200
Board & Bute Rooms 24-50
Hawthornden Court 120 dinner | 175 theatre
Connect Gallery 180 reception
Dunfermline Room 40 theatre
Early People Gallery 120 dinner | 250 reception | 100 theatre



The National Museum of Scotland
Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1JF
United Kingdom
Nearest Transport: 

Edinburgh Waverley Rail Station