Welcome to the National Museums Scotland online collections database.

We have over 3 million objects and specimens, ranging from the earliest times to the present day. The collections include ancient Mediterranean archaeology, Scottish archaeology and the history of the Scottish people, the development of Science and Technology, the Natural Sciences and representation of material cultures from around the world.

You can find out more about our collections by visiting the National Museums Scotland Collections homepage.

We are working on adding more objects in the future - please let us know what you think of what’s there so far - info@nms.ac.uk.

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