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The Black Watch Castle & Museum, Perth

Categories: Military Museums, Museums
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4.6/5 based on 460+ 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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  • My husband is the army and Scottish and i feel like we came away from this visit with a lot of respect for the history behind all the Scottish soldiers, i really enjoyed the visit and feel like this w...  read more »
  • The museum is a fantastic tribute to the Black Watch. There are so many exhibits to see, they are well displayed and all the information is very clear. We will certainly make a return visit. Lunch at ...  read more »
  • This was extremely interesting. Not that interested in military museums but this one was well laid out and full of interesting artifacts. Easy to get to even if you don't have a car. 
  • Very good experience. £7.50 per person to get in and well worth the money.
  • A really interesting day out even if you think this isn't your kind of thing! The museum is packed with a wealth of fascinating and educational material. Very impressive! Well worth a visit!
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