The Scottish Colourist Series: JD Fergusson

  • 7th December 2013 − 15th June 2014 | Modern Two (Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art) | £7 (£5)

Visitor Information

Built in the 1830s as an orphanage, the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art is now home to special exhibitions, the National Galleries of Scotland's world-famous Dada and Surrealist collection, and an outstanding selection of works by Sir Eduardo Paolozzi. It is set in beautiful grounds, and has a shop and café.

Directly opposite Modern Two is Modern One.

Opening Hours

Open daily, 10am-5pm (6pm for August only).

Last entry to the show is 30 minutes before closing time.


There is wheelchair access to the Gallery directly from the car park at the rear entrance. Near this entrance is a specially adapted toilet and lift and all parts of the building are accessible by wheelchair.

Call 0131 624 6200 or email if you need further details.

Getting There

Modern Two is on Belford Road, near Haymarket and Edinburgh‘s West End. Click here for a map.

On Foot

15 minutes' walk from the West End of Princes Street.

By Bus

Modern Two can be reached directly using Edinburgh Coach Lines no.13 service from the city centre; alternatively, catch a bus to Haymarket, from where you can walk to the Gallery, down Palmerston Place.

By Train

Modern Two is ten minutes' walk from Haymarket Station, down Palmerston Place.

By Car

The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art has metered car parks. The fee is £1 for 4 hours and applies from 9am to 5pm, 7 days a week. Visitors should not park for more than 8 hours, and overnight parking is not permitted.

Disabled parking facilities are also available.

If travelling from North of Edinburgh, stay on the A90 after the Forth Road Bridge and head for City Centre. At the Queensferry Terrace roundabout take the right exit and Modern Two is 100 metres along the road on the left hand side. If the Modern Two Car Park is full you can use the car park at Modern One across the road.

For all other routes, follow signs for West End or Haymarket. At the Haymarket junction, turn onto Palmerston Place (a Boots pharmacy will be on your left hand side), signposted A90 (Forth Road Bridge). The Dean Gallery is 200 metres along the road, on the right hand side.