Posts Tagged ‘ National Museums Scotland ’

The Scottish Thistle Awards

Mar 19th, 2017 | By
interior of the National Museum

At the Scottish Thistle Awards held last week, Freda Newton, who owns and manages Loch Ness by Jacobite, won the Silver Thistle Award

The Lothian & Borders regional tourism awards

Dec 7th, 2016 | By
interior of the National Museum

National Museums Scotland which has had an eventful few years with refurbishments and exhibitions gathering worldwide interest picked up the Best Visitor Attraction award.

Robinson Crusoe, Tourism & a Copper Fragment

Nov 1st, 2008 | By

Not subscribing to “Post Medieval Archaeology,” it has taken me a little while to catch up with story of the excavations on Robinson Crusoe Island off the coast of Chile. It was the BBC website and The Times that alerted me to a story that archaeologists led by David Caldwell from National Museums Scotland had found evidence of an early European occupant on the island.Since this is the island that Alexander Selkirk ( he whose story was written by Daniel Defoe as Robinson Crusoe) stayed
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