Businessman donates £1m to revamp national museum

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A Scottish businessman has donated £1m to help fund the refurbishment of the National Museum of Scotland.

Former nuclear physicist Dr Walter Scott's donation to the museum Edinburgh's Chambers Street brings the total funds raised to more than £44m.

Another £2m is needed for the revamp, which will see the creation of 16 new galleries and education facilities.

Dr Scott's donation will fund the Discoveries gallery, which will be at the heart of the refurbished museum.

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