Highlanders’ Museum

About This 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, uniforms and accoutrements, weapons, paintings and prints, colours and pipe banners, mess plate, ceramics and other artefacts covering the history of the regiments as far back as 1778.

The museum also has a comprehensive library and archive collection to which researchers are welcome and this includes original sources and published material of Fort George. Research can be undertaken by appointment, please telephone 0131 310 8703 or click here for further details.