National Museum of Scotland In-App Audio Tour

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 1,5 km
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Duration 3h - 4h
Audio tours on your smartphone
After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
All audio tours and tickets can be downloaded to your device anytime

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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Look through the Window of the World – the largest single installation in the UK museums
  • Meet Dolly the Sheep and take a selfie with the celebrity
  • Touch a meteorite that traveled billions of miles in space to land right at your feet
  • Find the iconic Lewis chessmen possibly lost by a Norwegian merchant in the 12th century
  • Listen to the grisly stories behind the mystery of Arthur’s Seat coffins
Visit the country's most popular museum with your own in-app audio tour! With this tour, you will not get lost in the endless labyrinth, as it will guide you to the museum's greatest highlights. Note that this museum has free (!) admission. By buying this audio tour, you don’t pay for your entry but get an opportunity to explore the beauty of the museum at your own pace, following the carefully planned route and listening to amazing stories. The tour starts in the Grand Gallery where you will explore the Natural World, World Cultures and Scottish History, and Archeology galleries. One of the highlights is the legendary Dolly the Sheep and learn that she wasn't the first-ever cloned mammal! Admire the wildlife diversity and see any animal you can think of: from the prehistoric T. Rex to the unique Scottish wildcat. Visiting the World Cultures galleries is the same as a round-the-world tour. You will see African masks, touch materials protecting people from Arctic colds, and learn about the life on the islands lost in the Pacific. The Scottish galleries will reveal the history of Scotland from ancient times till the present day. Look at the legacy of Mary Queen of Scots and see the iconic Lewis chessmen that inspired the 'wizard chess' in Harry Potter movies. Finally, try to resolve the mystery of Arthur's Seat coffins that has never been solved. Note! This tour is not affiliated with the National Museum of Scotland but is provided by an independent creator.

What's included

  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route with step-by-step navigation through museum's halls
  • The entrance to the National Museum of Scotland is free
  • Visiting one of the best viewpoints in Edinburgh
  • Sightseeing recommendations
  • Earphones – please bring your own
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

National Museum of Scotland
Chambers St, Edinburgh EH1 1JF, United Kingdom

Attractions on the route

Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at
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