The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse
Friday, 27 March 2015 to Sunday, 26 July 2015

Through over 60 items drawn from across the entire breadth of the Royal Collection, and from the Early Bronze Age to the 20th century, Gold explores the qualities that make this rare and precious metal an enduring expression of the highest status, both earthly and divine.

This exhibition give a glimpse into the myriad uses of gold, from sacred to ornamental, and includes a series of film installations showing the meticulous working of gold by a bookbinder, furniture gilder and jewellery maker.

Opening times

April to October
09:30-18:00 (last admission 17:00)

November to March
09:30-16:30 (last admission 15:30)

Admission prices

Adult £6.60
Concessions £6.00
Under 17/Disabled £3.30
Under 5 Free

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