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The Gordon Highlanders Museum

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“tea room”(42 reviews)
"The Finest Regiment in the World" was how Sir Winston Churchill described The Gordon Highlanders in 1900. So why not come and see why? A wonderful day out and a fantastic welcome await you at The Gordon Highlanders Museum where we are committed to...more
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St Luke's | Viewfield Road, Aberdeen AB15 7XH, Scotland
+44 1224 311200
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All reviewstea roommilitary historyvictoria crossesofficers messvolunteer staffpersonal tourrun by volunteerssouvenir shopwell worth a visitshort filmmorning coffeesconessoupgreat exhibitsfamily historynice cafeon display
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Reviewed yesterday

We go here regularly for coffe and a scone. Selection is pretty good and coffee is great. Service excellent. The museum itself is a must

Thank Sylvia D
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is within walking distance from my house and is a superb place to go either alone, with family or friends

Thank eckdee
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a hidden treasure this Museum is! And a treasure trove of the noble and valiant Regiment, The Gordon Highlanders, which fought in several wars and won admiration and honours galore. From uniforms to medals, from photos to mementos, this place is a must for...More

Thank Anne R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a bucket list place to visit as a family member had been a Gordon Highlander in the 1950’s. Having grown up in military families and both my husband and myself being of forces stock it was certainly an entertaining and informative visit. Only...More

Thank Jakeal82
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This attraction is well worth the visit. Museum is excellent and the coffee shop caters for every need.

Thank Gerrarder
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Made a special visit here because my father was in this regiment in WW2. I wanted to find out more. The guide was an old soldier intent on telling us about his expereinces in Kenya which was of no interest to me. I was unable...More

Thank Maldoc
Bryan S, Chief Executive at The Gordon Highlanders Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. I am dissapointed that we didn't meet your expectations during your recent visit. The Museum tells the story of the Gordon Highlanders as a Regiment with some of our guides who served, adding to the visitor experience with stories about...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this museum from the good reputation, and were not disappointed. Very interesting collection, and very commited guides. He took us through the long and brave history of this people. And as a perfect ending of our visit, we sat down in the tea-room...More

Thank Gunnar E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited the Gordon Highlanders Museum while staying in Aberdeen for a couple weeks. It's a bit far outside the city center, but there is some parking available. I ended up visiting late in the afternoon, not realizing that the museum was going to close...More

Thank Zyzzeon
Bryan S, Chief Executive at The Gordon Highlanders Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback. We certainly do try and go the extra mile where we can for our visitors and i am pleased that you were able to name Gordon as the volunteer who helped you on this occasion. It is...More

Reviewed 7 June 2018

Enjoyed visiting to find out more about the military background for the group of soldiers. There is an abundance of information which is great, lots of displays to look at

Thank Aisha W
Reviewed 28 May 2018

I love this museum, they have made a real effort to make the history of this regiment truly accessible both in therms of physical access and also knowledge access. The layout, the stories and the pieces exhibited are fine, and the curators and staff around...More

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Ronnie W
24 May 2018|
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Response from Bryan S | Property representative |
HI Ronnie, If you check out our website it should give you all the information you need. Otherwise Adults = £8 Concession= £6 Children =£4.50 Family Ticket = £16 Regards Bryan
5 February 2017|
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Response from mr1051 | Reviewed this property |
I have just read your question so huge apologies for not replying sooner. I have no idea on the painting but if you give them a call I am sure they would let you know. Perhaps you have already done this.
Lachlan M
6 January 2017|
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