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National Museum of Scotland

The Grand Gallery

Edinburgh Waverley (0.5 km)1500

In the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town, the National Museum of Scotland offers an impressive selection of venues for a wide range of events, from intimate private dining and weddings to conferences and awards ceremonies. One of Scotland’s most beautiful venues, the Grand Gallery’s soaring glass atrium and sweeping staircases present a breath-taking backdrop for up to 1,500 guests. Housing some of the museums’ most dramatic objects, this versatile venue hosts inspiring events surrounded by history.

Directly beneath the Grand Gallery, the Entrance Hall’s vaulted ceilings and stone archways create a unique atmosphere for entertaining - the perfect setting for an elegant pre-dinner reception or post-dinner entertaining.

Great for

  • Networking
  • Other events
  • Private dining
  • Private parties


  • Close to transport linksClose to transport links
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Natural lightNatural light


  • Dinner Rounds LayoutDinner / Rounds: 1000
  • Standing LayoutStanding: 1500


Edinburgh Waverley (0.5 km)

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