Suspended Wildlife at National Museum of Scotland

National Museum of Scotland Reopening wildlife ceiling

Tomorrow, July 29, the redesigned National Museum of Scotland will open and with it, at least 8,000 objects of which 80% will go on display for the first time in generations. Visitors will be able to experience 16 new galleries as they take in everything from a life-sized skeleton cast of a Tyrannosaurus Rex to specimens collected by Charles Darwin.

Dr Gordon Rintoul, National Museums Scotland director, said of the reopening: “This is a proud moment in the history of a great museum, the climax of a once-in-a-lifetime transformation through which we have rediscovered our exceptional collections, and breathed new life into a beautiful building.

“The result is a new National Museum of Scotland, a place where the cultures of Scotland and the world meet, and the arts and sciences connect.”

Hanging high above will be the Wildlife Panorama installation. It's made of a spectacular array of swimming and flying creatures Including a hippopotamus, a great white shark and a sunfish – all suspended from the ceiling!

National Museum of Scotland Reopening wildlife ceiling

You can read more about the museum over on Telegraph or Guardian.

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