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Day Trip: National Museum of Scotland

6 Nov

Have you visited the newly refurbished National Museum of Scotland yet?  Because if you haven’t you really should try to make some time to go.  It is sad to see the loss of the gold-fish ponds, and it’s a little strange entering the museum in the basement as opposed to the grand entrance, but the displays are simply beautiful.  I particularly enjoyed the natural history section which has just the most amazing taxidermy.  How can you not fall in love with that cheeky giraffe.  It makes for a great day trip, and they have a nice café where you can refresh yourself, aswell as their wonderful roof terrace with unique views of the city, but more about them later…