The National Museum of Scotland is situated in Chambers Street, in the heart of the Old Town, a few minutes walk from the Royal Mile. Chambers Street links George IV Bridge and South Bridge.

By car, coach and bike

Follow signs to the city centre. Pay and display parking is available on Chambers Street and off-street parking nearby at NCP Quartermile. Further information on parking can be found at

By bus/train

A number of buses go via the city centre and stop outside the museum on Chambers Street, or nearby on George IV Bridge and South Bridge. Single and day tickets are available. Visit the Lothian Buses website for further information.

The nearest train station is Edinburgh Waverley. Chambers Street is a few minutes walk. Visit for further details.

By plane

If you’re planning on flying to Edinburgh, there are many direct routes coming in to Edinburgh Airport. You can use the Edinburgh Airport website to plan your trip.