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Walter Scott 250 Celebration

An international celebration for the 250th anniversary of the life and Smailholm Towerworks of Sir Walter Scott gets underway this weekend, Saturday 20th March, with an online broadcast of a […]

Events

Virtual tour of the Earth Systems collection at National Museums Scotland

Join Emily Brown, Assistant Curator of Earth Systems at National Museums Scotland, as she takes you behind the scenes at the Museum and explores some highlights of Scotland’s national rock […]

Guided Walk: Ancient Volcanoes and Elie “Rubies”

Walk the remains of ancient volcanoes and find Elie ‘Rubies’ with Professor Adrian Finch of the University of St Andrews. Imagine paddling in balmy tropical seawater lapping on the shore. […]

Exhibition: Mr. Miller’s Fascinating Fossils at Hugh Miller’s Birthplace, Cromarty

Follow in the footsteps of the great 19th century fossil explorer Hugh Miller. Join us at his museum in Cromarty for a drop-in session with hands-on fun. There will be […]

Exhibition: Fabulous Fossils and Marvellous Minerals, at Dumfries Museum

Follow a fun family trail around Dumfries Museum to discover some of the geology of South West Scotland. From fossil footprints older than dinosaurs, to minerals glowing in the dark. […]

Guided Walk: No Stone Unturned – Stories of Stone and Stonecarving in Dumfries

Join the Crichton Writers in a walking tour of Dumfries exploring both the sandstone history and the finest architectural stonecarving of the town. You will be guided by historical researcher […]