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Masterpieces of the National Museum of Scotland

Main hall at the National Museum of Scotland

The National Museum of Scotland collections include artefacts from around the world, encompassing geology, archaeology, natural history, science, technology, art, and world cultures.

The galleries include 8,000 objects. Notable exhibits include: Dolly the sheep, Ancient Egyptian exhibitions, a large kinetic sculpture named the Millennium Clock and The Maiden, an early form of guillotine.

The Masterpieces of the National Museum of Scotland include:

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