The Highlanders Museum
Telephone: 0131 3108701
Highlanders Museum traces the history of the Seaforth Highlanders, The Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders and the Queen’s Own Highlanders (Seafort and Camerons) since the late 1700s.
There are also items from the Liverpool Scottish and Lovat Scouts, plus from their Allied Regiments from New Zealand, Australia, Canada and the Gurkhas.
Located in the 250 year old Fort George, which has been a training depot and military garrison during this time and still houses a Regular Infantry Battalion of the British Army.
There is a great view from the top and sometimes you can see Orcas, dolphins and seals.
There are thousands of items to look at over the three floors, including photos, medals and uniforms. The medals and awards collections has 22 Victoria Crosses, a set of Colours carried at the Battle of Waterloo and Kind Edwards VIII’s regimental uniform.
The darker side of the collection include a box used by Adolf Hitler for his personal papers, plus “death pennies”, which are WW1 memorial plaques.
There is loads to see and the staff are really friendly and happy to help if you have any questions.
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It may be worth checking out The Highlanders Museum's website to see if there are any special events or seasonal fun things to do that may be going on during the day.
We do strongly suggest you contact The Highlanders Museum before you set off on your family day out, just to make sure they are open and to confirm admission prices, as there is nothing worse than disappointed kids in the back of your car after a long journey.
1st April - 30th September
9.30am - 4.45pm
1st October - 31st March
10.00am - 3.15pm
Prices & Admission
No prices listed on site.
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