Tours

Free Saturday afternoon drop in guided tours of the National Galleries of Scotland's art collections take place every month.

Tours of the Scottish National Gallery are on the last Saturday of every month, and tours of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One are on the second Saturday.

We also offer Thematic Tours of the Portrait Gallery on the first Saturday of the month.

Look out for our new Head to Head City Walking Tours commencing on Saturday 25 July 2015 and discover Edinburgh's sculptural and architectural gems. See the What's On calendar for details.

All are welcome. 

Booking a Tour

If you are an adult group of over 10 persons wishing to visit on a self guided tour of any of the galleries at a date and time of your choosing please let the education department know by filling in the booking form for adults below. For self-guided tours we require 2 weeks notice, if a booking is 2 weeks or more in advance, a group of 10 or more will receive 50% off a paying exhibition. 

The education department can also arrange a guided highlights tour, exhibition tour or bespoke tour of a theme or subject of your choosing for a private adult group on a particular date and time, please also fill out the booking form for adults below.

Please note, a highlights or exhibitions tour for a group of 10 is £50, then £5 per head for more than 10 persons. A bespoke tour is £100 for a group of 10 and then £10 a head for more than 10 persons. Please be sure to detail what you wish to book on the booking form. We look forward to hearing from you and to organising an enjoyable visit for your group.

Booking Form for Adult Groups