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The Black Watch Castle & Museum, Perth

(4.6/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
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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TripAdvisor
  • The 6 and 7 year olds had a ball following the Easter egg trail (no eggs but a badge on completion). Even without the trail the exhibits are interesting and well displayed. We once had a guided tour a...  more »
  • Fully engaging displays, artwork, hands-on opportunity for children and adults alike, audio-visual exhibits, topped off with access to a personal guide and expert historian on all things Scottish. Wha...  more »
  • Impressed with the presentation and content of this museum. Lovely setting, nice shop and restauarant.  more »
Google
  • Very interesting and informative. Worth taking the time to visit.
  • The weeping poppies was breathtaking and thought provoking.
  • Only went to see the weeping window, very emotional place
  • It is lovely, very moving . Not to be missed ..
  • Very interesting, well worth a visit.