Study Tour to Edinburgh, Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd February 2019

Royal Observatory

Royal Observatory

Join us for a two-day visit to the Scottish capital to see new displays of science and technology, go behind-the-scenes in museum stores and visit the historic Royal Observatory Edinburgh.

Thursday 21 February 2019

  • Meet at 1.15pm for a three-course lunch at the National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street

  • Curator-led tours of the new Science and Technology galleries

  • Transfer to the Royal Observatory Edinburgh to view the historic telescopes, handle meteorites and view rare astronomical books from the Crawford Collection

  • Transfer back to Chambers Street, returning 20.30 approx.


Surgeons' Hall Museum

Surgeons' Hall Museum

Friday 22 February 2019

  • Meet on Chambers Street at 09.30am to transfer to the NMS Collection Stores for tours and object handling session

  • Return to the city centre for lunch (own purchase)

  • Afternoon session at the Surgeons’ Hall Museums, Nicolson Street

  • Three-course dinner at a nearby Scottish restaurant at 19.00

The cost is £95 per person (£120 pp for non-members) which includes all meals (excluding drinks), visits and transfers outlined above.

Delegates are requested to make their own travel and accommodation arrangements. The 08.00–12.18 train from London King’s Cross is a good option for those wishing to travel on the Thursday morning.

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