Welcome to the American Foundation for National Museums Scotland

Bringing Scotland to the world and the world to Scotland

US Patrons

We are delighted to invite you to become a Patron of the American Foundation for National Museums Scotland.

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About us

Founded with the vision to becoming a significant source of funding for the development and preservation of Scottish culture, the American Foundation has successfully supported National Museums Scotland since 1980.

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Specimens in the Earth in Space gallery.


There are many different ways you can support the American Foundation, and assist in further sharing Scotland's stories and artefacts with international audiences.

Ways to support

Plan your visit

National Museums Scotland has four museums in and around Edinburgh with something for everyone.

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Explore our collections

Explore stories, films, games and resources from National Museums Scotland's collection.

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The National Museums Scotland online shop means you can purchase a wee piece of Scotland from wherever you are!

Shop at National Museums Scotland

Find out how you can support National Museums Scotland

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