The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), Ardersier
(4.4/5 based on 340+ 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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  • Inpressive collection of Highlanders history. Jacobite and all clans are excellently presented. Worth visiting while in Fort George. 
  • When visiting Fort George, it is worth spending time in the Highlander's Museum. The collection had thousands of items and the information is all very informative and interesting! 
  • We went into the museum late in the day and sadly ran out of time. You could spent at least half a day there looking at everything. The layout was good as was the interactive displays. We missed the s...  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.