Argyll Sutherland Highlanders Regimental Museum, Stirling

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Military Museum
The Museum tells the history of the Regiment from its early formation as the 91st Argyllshire Highlanders and 93rd Sutherland Highlanders to the present day. It holds objects relating to the regimental history, and archives which trace the history of the regiment and those who served. The Regiment has served in all the major conflicts from the Napoleonic and Crimea wars, where it earned the name Thin Red Line at the battle of Balaclava, and subsequent Indian Mutiny. At the turn of the century it was involved in the Boer wars and served with distinction in both World Wars. In the last half of the 20th century the regiment found itself in Korea, Crater and Northern Ireland. The 21st century has seen the jocks continue to serve as the world's policeman in the middle east, Iraq and Afganistan.
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TripAdvisor
  • Lots of information about the Argyll and Sutherland highlanders especially the world war 1 section which is very moving.  more »
  • What an exhibition and included in the tour price. History buffs of all kind will love the object and labels and WWI bunker set up where you can experience life in the trenches, minus the rats and wat...  more »
  • This museum is inside the grounds of Stirling Castle and covers the history of the regiment. I found the stories and letters from the ordinary soldiers from the First World War very moving.  more »
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  • A very interesting military museum telling the history of one of Scotland most famous regiments. Free entry but donations welcome.
  • As a veteran of the Crimean War (Russian) i was shocked and dismayed to see the level of bias on the British side in this museum. How do you expect children today to learn history as it was when this is the one sided drivel that is put on display? I shall return to my home in the urals and notify all other living crimean veterans not to waste their time travelling all this way