Museum Shots

Another place we visited in Edinburgh was the National Museum of Scotland. I have to say what a fascinating place.  You could easily spend a couple of days in there!! 
Not only were there many amazing sights to see the building itself was beautiful.  I could have spent all day taking pictures of it.  
Here are a few of them.

This is the outside - the museum had a facelift about a year ago and this is a new section to the building.

This is the inside - isn't it amazing. I think it is quite victorian looking. 

Lots and lots and lots of stairs.

We spent a few hours here before we had to get the train home and there was still an awful lot still to see.
That's something else we will have to go back and see another time.


TexWisGirl said…
love all the light that streams inside. very neat.
Anonymous said…
Very nice! Love the inside!
Debbie said…
it's so pretty but that's a lot of stairs!!

and i am all "museumed" out, washington is loaded with museums!
Chatty Crone said…
You would never know what the inside looked like from the outside. Phew. sandie
geetlee said…
I love the inside too! That's a lovely shot you've taken.
Wow, there really is a lot of stairs. Looks like a great place to visit.
Lea White said…
That is beautiful! And a lot of stairs!!!
Paul said…
Sounds like you had a great time in Edinburgh! It is an amazing city!
Looks like a beautiful museum. They did a great job of giving it a modern feel but keeping some victorian aspects as well.
Dianne said…
the last shot is especially wonderful
all those lines and curves are beautiful
WOW- what an incredible place. The architecture is beautiful!
lisa said…
What a beautiful building Ellie.
It really does look very Victorian.
Thank you for taking us along with you!
Lasse said…
A beautiful building and a place where you can stay very long. Been there many years ago. Best wishes !
hannah said…
What a good picture you took of the staircase, Ellie. That can't have been easy.
I thought I liked the modern outside, but then saw the spectacular inside. Do you think it was always white?
orchid said…
Dearest Ellie,
Wow, the National Museum of Scotland is so huge that I don't think that the same scale of is here in Japan. Thank you for the photos indicating how huge the place is☆☆☆

Hoping you are starting to have lovely new week, my friend.

Love you always, xoxo Miyako*
Rose said…
I hope you have more shots to show us of this amazing building. It really is unique. I tend to like architectural shots. And would love to see more of the inside, though you really got some good shots.
It's a great museum - Gail and me took two visits just to look at the contents of the basement. Definately more than a day's worth in there, even for the swiftest of museum viewers.

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