The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Museum, Edinburgh

#24 of 66 in Museums in Edinburgh
The Museum represents the history of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers and Greys). Housed inside the 1790's built 'New Barracks' within Edinburgh Castle, the Museum tells the story of the history and traditions of the Regiment including its three antecedent regiments dating back over 300 years.

The antecedent regiments of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards are: 3rd Dragoon Guards (Prince of Wales's Own), 6th Dragoon Guards (The Carabiniers), 3rd Carabiniers (Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards), The Royal Scots Greys (2nd Dragoons), and the 25th Dragoons.
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  • A small but interesting Museum dedicated to the Royal Scots Dragoons and showcases their proud military history. Fascinating story of Field Marshall Sir William Robertson who joined the British Army a...  more »
  • The entry is included in the ticket of the Castle. Small museum to do. Good historical background. A lot of medals!
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  • Historical view of the Dragoons across the many centuries. Told through panaramas and uniforms. Rich history of the fighting for is on display.  more »
  • Advertised as free on the website but told need to pay entrance fee for castle. Having served with the regiment in Iraq and Afghanistan I find this disgusting.
  • Don't leave Edinburgh castle without stopping here! Seeing the French eagle captured at the battle of Waterloo is the crown Jewel of the museum.
  • Never been here but everyone I know recommend a must see place.
  • Beautiful museum!! So many interesting things to see here. I highly recommend a visit while at the Castle.
  • Really interesting, not to be missed if you're visiting Edinburgh Castle anyway
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