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

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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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  • Anyone wishing to see he history after the battle of culloden must stop by and visit to understand the continued efforts of the Scottish heriatige  more »
  • Dropped in expecting a few exhibits but found full history. More recent items food for thought especially with pictures of those killed in action. Allow plenty of time as this deserves it. Included in...  more »
  • The Highlanders' Museum is within Fort George, with free entrance and jammed with exhibits over three floors. The people who run the museum were really friendly and welcoming as I entered the museum 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.