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The Black Watch Castle & Museum, Perth

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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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  • we went to see the poppies and thought it would take half an hour, two hours later we were still learning things. Guides were really helpful and knowledgeable and a decent priced cafe in lovely surrou...  more »
  • An aspect of Scotland probably not well know. Historically worth more research. A very interesting collection and suburb restaurant. 
  • Draws you into the big picture of what the regiment had done. Got to see the real thing, even gat the chance to speak to the back-office staff and had a real eye-opener. 
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  • 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.