Meet the Piper
All our visitors can now have a the truly authentic Scottish experience of playing the bagpipes!
Visit the Museum of Piping to try the pipes as you take a tour around the museum, which charts the history of piping through the collection on display. This is part of the National Museums Scotland's collection of piping artefacts. Then with our bagpiper host, you can try the pipes yourself!
Tours for 2017 will take place from Saturday 1st April - Friday 31st August, at 11am and 2pm on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Mondays each week (11am only on Saturdays).
Monday 21st August
Due to staff training, there will be no tours on Monday 21st August. Our apologies for any inconvenience caused.
These tours are included with the cost of entrance to the museum. So come along and try your hand at piping!
Entrance is £4.50 adults /£2.50 and includes an audio guide.
We are delighted to be working with Young Scot to offer a discount to all card holders. Get £1 off your entrance fee by showing your card when you buy your ticket. (Entry fee £1.50 U16 / £3.50 16+).
Tours for groups are welcome, with a tour from a piper and opportunity to try to play and to hear the bagpipes available by arrangement. To organise an tour, please see our Try the Bagpipes page for full details.