Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Modern Two

“An outstanding collection of modern and contemporary art” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

EDINBURGH, EDINBURGH

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Home to Scotland's outstanding national collection of modern and contemporary art, the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art includes two buildings - Modern One and Modern Two - each surrounded by verdant sculpture parks.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Modern Two
75 Belford Rd,EDINBURGH,EH4 3DS

Features

Children
  • Suitable for children of all ages
Facilities
  • Parking onsite
  • Cafe
Accessibility
  • Fully accessible
  • Facilities: Ramps & lift
  • Accessible toilets
Opening times
  • Open all year
  • Opening Times: Open all year, daily 10-5 (6 in Aug). Open 1 Jan 12-5. Closed 25-26 Dec

About the area

Discover Edinburgh

Edinburgh is one of Britain’s most spectacular cities and both Old and New Towns have UNESCO World Heritage status. At its heart, the Old Town is a treasury of architecture stretching back to medieval times with its labyrinth of narrow lanes (‘wynds’ or ‘closes’). While the New Town's splendid district of squares, crescents and gardens are surrounded by impressive Georgian town houses.

It isn’t just a magnificent, bustling city, it’s surrounded by countryside – offering visitors the best of both worlds. Dominated by hills and the sea, with the rolling Pentland Hills to the south and the broad expanse of the Firth of Forth estuary to the north, it benefits from a rugged and varied landscape. So much so, the city has its own miniature mountain, Arthur’s Seat, which looms over the Old Town and the Palace of Holyroodhouse, dwarfing even Castle Rock and its crowning fortress, Edinburgh Castle.

A couple of miles east, Portobello is Edinburgh’s seaside area, with a long stretch of golden sand that attracts droves of city dwellers on sunny summer days. 

 

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