Research Facilities

The National Galleries of Scotland offer a variety of opportunities for members of the public to access our resources and view artworks that are not on display in our gallery spaces. These include libraries, print rooms, an archive and special book store and the Granton Art Centre. Visits can be arranged via appointment.

Archive & special collections

Print rooms


Granton Art Centre

The Granton Art Centre is Scotland’s first purpose-built art store for paintings, drawings and sculptures from the national collection. It provides 1,300 square metres of secure and climate-controlled storage space.

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