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The Black Watch Castle & Museum, Perth

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Military Museum Museum
Learn about Scotland's elite military regiment dating back almost three centuries at The Black Watch Castle & Museum. Visit the castle and the museum within to discover the accomplishments of the Black Watch, an infantry battalion praised for its notable and heroic missions and still active today. View items like Victoria Crosses, the highest military decoration, and even the kilt of Captain W. D. McL. Stewart, killed during the 1916 Battle of the Somme. Tours are offered daily, and the cafe makes a great place to rest your feet after the long exploration. Check ahead for special events, too, as family activities are sometimes offered. To visit The Black Watch Castle & Museum and get the most from your holiday in Perth, create itinerary details personal to you using our Perth vacation generator.
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  • This was our second visit to the museum, we also visited last September to see the poppies and this time we returned to see the scale models of the Kelpies. The museum is well laid out and very inform...  more »
  • Recent trip to Perth and we didn't plan to go here but had heard good things about it so when we spotted the signs we decided to give it a go. They have a free car park but it was full but the car par...  more »
  • It was a good visit to this very interesting Black Watch Museum. The current sized museum would take just about 2 hours to appreciate, with everything on display being show cased to a high standard. T...  more »
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  • Very interesting and informative. Worth taking the time to visit.
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  • Very interesting, well worth a visit.