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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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  • Long time since I'd last visited Edinburgh castle and the museum was new to me. You need to have a few hours to spare to make it worth while. If you love history then you'll enjoy a visit here. If you...  more »
  • Nice little museum with a small but of everything through the relevant histories of the various conflicts that scottish regiments have been involved with  more »
  • Edinburg Castle into a museum. Want to see it because it is in Scotland. Reason is the difference of the Scottish army in the United Kingdom; It is a Bagpipe Band to inspire the troops, not just old paintings also troops wearing Tartan skirt. Understand was the medieval period in another country, is modern there contrast of region only. It is a unified environment that the military. This is Scotland.
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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