Group visits

We are now welcoming a limited number of self-led groups back to the gallery. Please contact us for more information. Sign up to our email newsletter to make sure you hear all our latest offers.

Plan a visit

Plan a visit


Groups of 10 or more adults can book guided tours or self-led visits to view the permanent collection and temporary exhibitions. 

Community & access groups

We invite community and access groups to explore the national collection through guided or self-led visits. We also offer a free programme of dementia-friendly workshops, aiming to create a relaxed, welcoming and sociable environment where all contributions are welcomed and valued.


Inspire your class with a free self-led visit to any of our galleries.

Higher education

Connect your students to the international art collection, temporary exhibitions and specialist research facilities including print rooms, archives and libraries.

Our Galleries

The National Galleries of Scotland comprises three galleries.

School Visits

Choose from a range of hands-on Discovery sessions, interactive workshops and online learning resources to bring art to life for you and your pupils, whatever their age and abilities. If your pupils have additional needs we'll plan a tailor-made visit just for you.

Find out more

Event experiences

Meet with our curators and expert conservators to create bespoke experiences including gallery tours or informative talks that are entirely unique to our venues.

Venues: National, Modern One, Modern Two, Portrait
Rates: Prices available on request

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Group Visit FAQs


Learning & Engagement contact details

If you're looking for more information on our learning programmes, please get in touch with our team who will be happy to advise and help plan your group visit.

+44 (0)131 624 6410

[email protected]