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The Royal Museum of Scotland

The Royal Museum of Scotland houses a wealth of global artefacts concerned with geology, archaeology, natural history, science, technology and art. One of the most remarkable exhibits is that of the sheep, Dolly, the first successful clone of a mammal from an adult cell. Other exhibits of interest include an insight into Ancient Egypt, one of 'Pop Icon', Elton John's most extravagant costumes and a suspended skeleton of a whale.

The museum, since it's opening in 1888 has always held strong connections to the University. The physical connection can be seen in the bridge connecting the museum to the old buildings of the university. The building is an exhibit in its own right, with its stunning architecture designed by Francis Fawk the famous architect of the Royal Albert Hall.