The Black Watch Castle and Museum | Day Out With The Kids

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The Black Watch Castle and Museum

  • Perth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Castles and Palaces, Museums and Art Galleries, Tourist Attractions

Attraction Information

The Black Watch Castle and Museum has a large collection of different items, which bring to life the proud military history of this regiment.
The castle itself is several hundred years old and is set in beautiful gardens and grounds, which you can wander around and enjoy.
There is a temporary exhibition gallery that gives you the chance to learn about different aspects of regimental history, a semi permanent exhibition that highlights the lives of the men in the Watch through personal collections and a number of galleries that lead you through the story of the Black Watch through six historical periods, including French Wars and both World Wars.
You can find out about key icons of the Watch such as the Tartan and the Badge, plus there are significant items that have been collected by the Regiment throughout history, including the recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
You allow at least two hours, if not more, to explore this place and see the uniforms, medals, photographs, weapons, diaries and many more items in the collections and exhibitions.

Opening hours

1st April - 31st October Daily 9.30am – 4.30pm 1st November - 31st March Daily 10.00am – 4.00pm

Pricing

Adult: £7.50 Concession: £6.00 Children: £3.50 Guided tours available.

Travel & Contact Information

Address

Balhousie Castle, Hay Street, Perth, Perth and Kinross, PH1 5HR, Scotland

Phone number

01738 638 152

Map

Website

Click here to visit The Black Watch Castle and Museum's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

The Black Watch Castle and Museum has not told us about their dining options.

The Black Watch Castle and Museum has not told us if they are fully wheelchair friendly.

The Black Watch Castle and Museum has not told us if they are fully pushchair friendly.

The Black Watch Castle and Museum has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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