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National War Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
(4.2/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
Delve into over 400 years of Scottish military history at National War Museum of Scotland. Located inside the Edinburgh Castle, the museum forms part of the National Museums of Scotland and features exhibits of wartime artifacts and personal collections. Examine 17th-century Scottish weaponry and read personal journals to understand the historical importance of each battle in the shaping of present-day Scotland. Entry to the museum is included in the price of castle admission. Visit the museum before late afternoon, as it closes earlier than the castle. Make National War Museum of Scotland a part of your Edinburgh vacation plans using our Edinburgh vacation trip planner.
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  • I watched Brave Heart and learnt something about the courage of the Scots. Having visited this Museum, I had a better image of the Scot history and its pride. A must see! 
  • History lovers will like this place we can see the old and antique pieces of swords, coats, shoes, and other army items are exhibited here. People should really like this place. 
  • A fascinating insight into Scottish military history, although seemingly more geared towards the Army rather than the other services, however very interesting. 
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  • Absolutely beautiful museum of our military history. Museum is well laid out and lots of interesting things to read. I could have spent hours here reading.
  • A lot of scottish war history. This is a great museum if you're interested in the war history of Scotland. The museum contains everything from written history, to the medals achieved during the wars.
  • Great place ! Bigger than I thought.
  • It is really cool to see all the ancient Scottish military equipment.
  • I went there because my son insist, than we loved, I loved