The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), Ardersier

(4.4/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web)
For those interested in Scotland's regimental past or just looking to learn more about Scottish history, The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection) provides an educational, diverse experience. Partially based in Fort George's former Lieutenant Governor's house, the museum combines the intimacy of a small museum with an astounding amount of documents and relics. Start by going through the museum to learn about the Highlanders and their historical significance to Scotland. Representing three of the four famous Scottish regiments from the 1700s, the museum contains about 20,000 artifacts and 10,000 documents. Afterward, head to Fort George where you can ponder everything you have just seen while taking in the incredible view across to the Black Isle. Unfortunately, the age of the buildings gives little to no access for the disabled. To visit The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection) and other attractions in Inverness, use our Inverness trip builder.
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  • Lovely gem of a museum tucked away inside fort George. Very interesting lots to see and even though there was plenty people about it never felt over busy really enjoyed our visit  more »
  • Well myself and my family were met at the entrance by a really nice gentleman who advised us the best way to master getting our way round this beautiful museum. The history of some fine Scottish regim...  more »
  • An excellent opportunity to learn all about the history of the Highlanders in this museum all the way to the present day. Rooms filled with artefacts, a plethora of various medals, uniforms, weapons a...  more »
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  • This, and the whole Fort George site itself, is a wonderful place for a family day out... Steeped in history, lovely and scenic, and yet a working Barracks too. Well worth visiting.
  • Lovely afternoon out great museum with lots of information and nice displays. Well worth a visit if you in inverness
  • Interesting museum with a lot of military stuff.