Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom, The capital city is called Edinburgh. Besides the mainland, the country consists of more than 790 islands. Scotland has over 5.3 million inhabitants and is known for the Loch Ness, kilts, haggis and whiskey.

In the eighteenth century Scotland began to 'produce' artists that were significant internationally, all influenced by neoclassicism, such as Allan Ramsay, Gavin Hamilton, the brothers John and Alexander Runciman, Jacob More and David Allan.

Museums in Scotland own significant collections of art, such as the National Gallery of Scotland, the National Museum of Scotland, the Burrell Collection and the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

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Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom, The capital city is called Edinburgh. Besides the mainland, the country consists of more than 790 islands. Scotland has over 5.3 million inhabitants and is known for the Loch Ness, kilts, haggis and whiskey.

In the eighteenth century Scotland began to 'produce' artists that were significant internationally, all influenced by neoclassicism, such as Allan Ramsay, Gavin Hamilton, the brothers John and Alexander Runciman, Jacob More and David Allan.

Museums in Scotland own significant collections of art, such as the National Gallery of Scotland, the National Museum of Scotland, the Burrell Collection and the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

There are 375 museums in Scotland.

Tours and tickets

These tours and tickets are available in Scotland.

To see and do in Scotland

Discover the best museums in Scotland.

Exhibitions in Scotland

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Raise Your Glass!
23Apr

Raise Your Glass!

Explore Haddington’s proud brewing tradition dating back to at least 1568 as well as the malting and distilling that took place in the town. Highlights include bottles, barrels, coopering tools and ph...
Commemorating Sir Hugh Munro
08Jun

Commemorating Sir Hugh Munro

Sir Hugh Munro (1856 – 1919) of Lindertis near Kirriemuir was a founder member of the Scottish Mountaineering Club and the first person to publish a list of Scottish mountains of 3000 feet or over. Sa...
The Remaking of Scotland | Nation, Migration, Globalisation 1760 - 1860
21Jun

The Remaking of Scotland | Nation, Migration, Globalisation 1760 - 1860

Between 1760 and 1860, Scotland’s place in the world was dramatically remade. From a longstanding position at the periphery, Scotland rapidly attained a central role in European cultural life and in B...

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