National Library of Scotland

Edinburgh, EH1 1EW

The collections span the centuries from early times to the digital age, housing millions of books, manuscripts, music and maps covering virtually every subject.

They chart the global and historical influence of Scots at home and abroad, while also recording and reflecting the ideas and cultures of the world. There is a regular programme of free exhibitions and displays throughout the year and a comprehensive events programme.

Venue information

Opening times

Please visit the National Library of Scotland website for full opening times.

"Art Fund" is the operating name of the National Art Collections Fund, a charity registered in England and Wales (209174) and Scotland (SC038331)