The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art first opened in August 1960 at Inverleith House in Edinburgh’s Royal Botanic Garden. It moved to its present site on Belford Road in 1984.
In March 1999, the National Galleries of Scotland opened the Dean Gallery across the road from the Gallery of Modern Art. As a sister gallery, it displays the Gallery of Modern Art's permanent collection as well as hosting temporary exhibitions.
How to get there
By Bus The Modern Art Galleries are serviced by Edinburgh Coach Lines no.13. By Train The Dean Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art are a few minutes’ walk from Haymarket Station. Follow Palmerston Place down onto Belford Road and across the Bridge. The galleries are a short walk further along Belford Road. By Car The Gallery of Modern Art and Dean Gallery have free car parks. Disabled parking facilities are available at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art and Dean Gallery.
10am-5pm. August 10am-6pm.