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The Black Watch Castle and Museum is a 5 star multi- award winning visitor attraction located in the Perth. The Black Watch Museum is housed within the historic Balhousie Castle, the origins of which are said to date back to the 12th century. A...more
Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:30
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Balhousie Castle Hay Street | Balhousie Castle, Perth PH1 5HR, Scotland
All reviewsweeping windowmilitary historywell worth a visitpoppy displayscottish regimentguided tourgift shopfirst world wargreat cafenorth inchcoffee and cakeinteresting visitcakesgreat historycouple of hourscity centrehelpful staff
I found this museum one of the nicest I have been in for some time. It is not large by any means and meanders around part of the castle rooms. It is very interesting, very well presented and has an eclectic range of exhibits which...More
Amazing History regarding the Blackwatch and also some updated information in one of the rooms.
We participated in the guided tour and the gent taking it was very knowledgable and humorous but knew when to be serious.
The shop and cafe was a tad expensive...More
Visited the Museum of the famous
Black Watch Regiment at Balhousie Castle in Perth.
We arrived just before 11:00am and spoke to one of the staff (Jim Paterson) who invited us to take part in a ceremony remembering the soldiers of the regiment who had...More
This is a gem of a regimental museum. From the informative friendly staff, the layout of the exhibits, the historical periods portrayed , to the quality of the restaurant, I would thoroughly recommend any person with an interest in military history to spend a few...More
Visited today and expected an hour maybe a bit more to go through. 3 and a half hours later (30min lunch break) I left more than satisfied. The amount of history and artefacts they have and all arranged in a easy viewing sequence is so...More
Been here before and found it a fascinating and well laid out museum telling the story of Scotland's oldest regiment and by virtue of that a real insight into the history of the UK itself politically, socially and militarily.
The current addition of the There...More
It's an interesting, small museum, with well arranged exhibits, and well written copy to accompany them. The museum makes the stories of the soldiers personal, as they should be. There are a few interactive exhibits that will help interest children in the important history of...More
We’ve just completed a wonderful tour of this Castle Museum. As we entered we were invited by Jim to place little crosses for the lost soldiers, killed in action. From this experience, we teamed up with Jim for a guided tour. This hour was filled...More