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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  • We visited Fort George not knowing this museum was inside. What a collection. Fantastically laid out in periods, wars etc. Great stories to accompany the artefacts and especially the medals. The whole...  more »
  • See my Fort George review. Almost forced out of the door as the appeared to want to close early. The museum was the main reason for my visit to look at artefacts relating to my fathers device in the S...  more »
  • Inpressive collection of Highlanders history. Jacobite and all clans are excellently presented. Worth visiting while in Fort George. 
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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.