The Highlanders Museum | Day Out With The Kids

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The Highlanders Museum

  • Inverness
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction Information

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.

Opening hours

1st April - 30th September Daily 9.30am - 4.45pm 1st October - 31st March Daily 10.00am - 3.15pm

Pricing

No prices listed on site.

Travel & Contact Information

Address

Fort George, Ardersier, Inverness, The Highlands, IV2 7TD, Scotland

Phone number

0131 3108701

Map

Website

Click here to visit The Highlanders Museum's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

The Highlanders Museum has not told us about their parking.

No, there are no toilets available.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

The Highlanders Museum has not told us if they are fully wheelchair friendly.

The Highlanders Museum has not told us if they are fully pushchair friendly.

The Highlanders Museum has not told us if they are dog friendly.

Additional Info

Anything else I should know?

There is an onsite shop

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