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What a whirlwind of a weekend! We were blessed with (mostly!) great weather and fantastically enthusiastic visitors – apparently you are never too old to delve into a dress-up box! Some amazing crafts were produced, teas eaten, heels kicked and a general good time was had by all! And, for all you nature-lovers out there, you can be assured that no animals were harmed in the making of this Festival! We hope that you’ve seen some amazing venues, learnt a bit about local folklore, gathered some obscure facts for the next pub quiz, or discovered a new skill. And we hope that you’ve seen just what extraordinary places our museums are.

To help us get a picture of your own personal visit, do send us the visitor survey which we hope you picked up at the events you attended. There are £100 of High Street Gift Vouchers to be won. More details can be found on the link below and don’t worry if you didn’t get a chance to pick up a paper copy - we’ve also included a link to the survey online http://festivalofmuseums.com/win-100-of-high-street-gift-vouchers/

And, if you are missing the excitement already, don’t worry because we already have dates for the next Festival of Museums weekend for you to pop into your diary! The fun begins all over again on 15-17 May 2015. Sign up for our newsletter opposite to ensure you keep up with all the latest news.

See you next year!


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The Festival may be over for another year but you’ll find a rewarding day out at museums and galleries across Scotland at any time of year. As well as a wealth of fascinating exhibitions showcasing art, ancient history, military artifacts, medical ephemera, fashion and culture, did you know you can also book a workshop in rag-rugging, ride in a bronze age dug-out canoe or pan for gold? A brilliant start is to search for a museum in your area through the Museums Galleries Scotland website (the wheels behind the Festival of Museums machine). Take a look now!

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