Royal Scots Regimental Museum***

About the museum The Museum, which is situated within Edinburgh Castle, tells the story in chronological order and displays the collections of both the oldest infantry regiment in the British Army, The Royal Scots, raised under the authority of King Charles 1 by Sir John Hepburn in 1633, and Scotland’s youngest regiment, The Royal Regiment of Scotland, formed by the Read the Rest…

Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Museum***

About the museum Based in Edinburgh Castle, the museum houses an important collection illustrating the history of Scotland’s only cavalry regiment and its English and Scottish antecedents dating back to 1678. Famous episodes in regimental history include the charge of the Royal Scots Greys at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815,  action in the 1943 Italian campaign and the 3rd Read the Rest…

Royal Highland Fusiliers Museum***

About the museum The museum traces the history of the three regiments from which the Royal Highland Fusiliers are descended. Starting in 1678 the story carries through to the Regiment today. The collection is shown chronologically on two floors of interlinked galleries illustrating the many campaigns in which the Regiment has served with displays of weapons, uniforms, medals, music and Read the Rest…

Museum of the Royal Regiment of Scotland***

About the Museum The Museum of The Royal Regiment of Scotland opened to the public in April 2014. It is co-located with The Royal Scots Museum in Edinburgh Castle. The display tells the story of The Royal Regiment of Scotland since its formation in 2006 and focuses on two main themes; an operational theme which uses the strapline ‘Courage under Read the Rest…

Highlanders’ Museum***

About the Museum The museum, located within Fort George, reopened after refurbishment to visitors at the end of March 2013. It houses the Queen’s Own Highlanders Collection which is the private collection of a number of antecedent regiments with an association to Fort George for over 235 years. The museum comprises a unique collection of Gallantry Awards and Campaign medals, Read the Rest…

Gordon Highlanders Museum***

About the Museum The museum, which is a Visit Scotland 5 star credited museum, houses an important collection of uniforms, badges, medals and regimental memorabilia illustrating the history of this famous Highland Regiment from the Napoleonic Wars through to operations in support of the United Nations. The ‘Golden Thread’ is also followed, with displays relating to The Highlanders and operations Read the Rest…

Low Parks Museum***

About the Museum The Cameronians, formed in 1881 from the merger of the 26th and 90th Regiments of Foot, have a unique facet to their history being the only regiment of the British Army to have a religious origin. Raised from Covenanters in 1689 the collection includes objects from the Covenanting period and from every major campaign in which the Read the Rest…

Black Watch Castle & Museum***

About the Museum Located in the city of Perth, Scotland, The Black Watch Castle & Museum is one of the top visitor attractions in Perthshire and includes the Copper Beech Cafe, the Museum Shop and the Regimental Museum. The Black Watch Museum collection covers the long history of the oldest of the Highland Regiments, from its raising as six independent Read the Rest…

Ayrshire Yeomanry Museum***

About the Museum The collection is housed at the Rozelle Galleries, Ayr.  It traces the history of the Regiment from its formation in 1793, through its service as cavalry in South Africa, infantry in WW1 and artillery in WW2.  The displays include uniformed figures, medals , weapons, maps, photographs, paintings  and memorabilia from the Regiment’s  various campaigns.  The Regiment is Read the Rest…