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Visually Impaired Tour and Workshop: Scotland’s Photograph Album | The Mackinnon Collection

Scottish National Portrait Gallery Meet at main entrance
  • Wednesday 22 January, 10:15am-3:30pm
FREE

Book a free place below or contact the Information Desk on 0131 624 6560 or email [email protected]

About

A free descriptive tour, followed by a practical workshop for visually impaired visitors.

Old portrait of a long haired girl with painted details around the edge.

Julia Margaret Cameron, From the Fairlie Album, 1860s, The MacKinnon Collection. The National Galleries of Scotland and the National Library of Scotland. Acquired jointly with assistance from the Heritage Lottery Fund, Scottish Government and the Art Fund.

Event accessibility

Event accessibility

  • Large print labels
  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing loop
  • Audio described

Gallery facilities

A full accessibility guide is available at www.accessibilityguides.org.

We provide a sensory map of the building to help visitors identify areas with changes in light, smells and noise. It locates seating areas and less crowded, quieter spaces. Printed copies are available from the front desk at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.

  • Information desk
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing loop
  • Accessible toilets
  • Wheelchairs available
  • Public toilets
  • Lockers (£1/£2)
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Buggy park
  • Seating throughout
  • Bike rack

Getting here

Located in the city centre on Queen Street, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery is easy to access.

In addition to the transport options below there are bike racks at each site and Just Eat Cycle Hire stations nearby.

  • Open daily, 10am-5pm
1 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JD

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Tour Communities & access

Visually Impaired Tour and Workshop: Scotland’s Photograph Album | The Mackinnon Collection

Book a free place below or contact the Information Desk on 0131 624 6560 or email [email protected]
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