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Robots Exhibition and Events at National Museum of Scotland now to 16 April

From early mechanised human forms to today's cutting-edge technology, Robots reveals our 500-year quest to make machines human.

Now on at the National Museum of Scotland, this major exhibition presents the most significant collection of humanoid robots ever assembled.

See more than 100 objects, from early automata to science fiction film stars and the creations of modern research labs, and come face-to-face with what a future shared with robots might be like.

Robots events:

Science Saturday--Aye Robot:
Sat 19 Jan, 12:0016:00
This month's all-ages Science Saturday is all about robots. Explore coding and artificial intelligence, get hands-on with modern robots of different shapes and sizes, and meet the teams from world-class robotics organisations based in Scotland. Plus, dress up as your favourite robot for a chance to win in the Robot Parade.

Robots Retro Film Night:
Fri 22 Mar, 18:0022:00 & 19:0023:00
Join us for an evening celebrating robots on and off screen. Explore the Robots exhibition after hours, get hands-on with robotic gadgets and enjoy a classic sci-fi movie on the big screen. See Michael Crichton's 1973 classic Westworld or Ridley Scott's iconic Blade Runner (1982).

The Future is Robot with Timandra Harkness:
Tue 16 Apr, 20:0021:30
What role will robots play in our lives? Join writer, broadcaster and comedian Timandra Harkness to examine how design and programming decisions will affect our future with robots.

For more information on the above and to book tickets go to

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