In 1947 Britain suffered the severest winter for centuries. These pictures show the workmen digging out the Waverley Route of the Borders Railway line.
Bill Hall's family history tells a fantastic story of how life has changed in Edinburgh and surrounding areas, from working the canal banks of Ratho, to camping and fishing trips.
View the magnificent Furuyama Moromasa Japanese scroll dating from the early 1700s and measuring 44ft in length. It depicts all manner of life and activity in the bustling theatre district of Edo, modern-day Tokyo.
'Hit harder and skate faster' - getting close to the action with the Auld Reekie Roller Girls in training.
Sheila Macbeth was a WW1 nurse on HMHS Britannic, which sank in the Aegean on 21st November 1916. This scrapbook belongs to her family who have kindly let us share the story of a remarkable woman who led an extraordinary and adventurous life.
To mark the 2016 Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design, this exhibition brings together examples of Edinburgh's historic architecture dating from the sixteenth to early twentieth century.