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National War Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

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Military Museum
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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TripAdvisor
  • Moving and beautiful. The different battles and wars are displayed in different sections, and each sections has listing of those who gave their lives (including areas devoted just to women). Gorgeous ...  more »
  • It's an interesting museum, but I was expecting a little bit more. There are lots of explanations about lots of military, too much information. Having said that, I think it's a good museum to see, and...  more »
  • Inside Edinburgh Castle, the National War Museum is a dignified and wonderful tribute to the soldiers. Lots of details, archives, medals in casings and more to see. No photos permitted inside out of r...  more »
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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