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Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Archives and Library)

Door open days


The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art comprises two buildings – Modern One and Modern Two, the latter housing the Archives and Library. The Modern Two building was originally an orphanage, and was converted to a gallery space in the late 20th century. The Archives and Library house an unrivalled collection of works on paper and an extensive library, and is usually open only by appointment.


Key Information

Activities: Talks, information leaflets, behind the scenes access, visual displays, refreshments. 

There will be regular talks throughout the day. Free but ticketed – see website for details

Where to find us

  • Modern Two
  • 72 Belford Road
  • Edinburgh
  • EH4 3DR