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All our staffed properties, sites and offices remain closed and staff are working from home. Find out how we are working on plans to gradually reopen the historic places we care for.

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Families

Scotland’s historic places are a brilliant backdrop for all sorts of family fun, and a great way to fire even the youngest imaginations.

A family learning about history at Craigmillar Castle.

Scotland’s historic places are a brilliant backdrop for all sorts of family fun. Learn about your heritage and enjoy a great day out – whether visiting our sites or viewing our collections.

Visitors of all ages can engage with the past and gain valuable skills for the future at our inspiring places. Experiencing our sites through exploration and play will fire even the youngest imaginations.

Many of our events and programmes are designed especially for children and families. See what’s on near you.

Check out our resources for children before you visit. Colouring sheets, makes, quizzes and trails can help you to make the most of your day out – and promise even more fun at home before and after.

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