THE MYSTERIES behind hit sci-fi show Doctor Who are set to be revealed at an Edinburgh exhibition later this year.

The Time Lord will land at the National Museum of Scotland in December, where the Doctor Who Worlds of Wonder Exhibition will let fans explore eight zones covering a series of scientific topics from the show.

The show has many Scottish links with Sylvester McCoy, David Tennant and Peter Capaldi all having stepped into the Tardis as well as Karen Gillan, who played Amy Pond – a companion to Matt Smith’s Doctor.

Earlier this year, Rwandan-Scottish actor Ncuti Gatwa was announced as the next actor to be taking on the role.

Head of exhibitions and design at the museum, Alison Cromarty, said staff were “tremendously excited to be bringing this exhibition to Scotland”.

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She added: “From the wonder of the science fiction of the TV show, to our present-day understanding of the big scientific topics it touches on, there is something for everyone.”

The exhibition first opened in Liverpool’s world museum, where it will run until October 30, but from December 10 until May 1 next year it will call Edinburgh home.

As part of the exhibition, people will be able to take part in a range of immersive experiences and go on a journey through cosmic curiosities, a Tardis tech room, and discover the science behind time travel.

Some of the show’s stranger creations will also be part of the exhibition, with its monster vault allowing visitors to get up close with some of the weird and scary characters that have graced our screens.