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The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection)

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Very Informative trip.

We were looking for information on my Great Uncle who was killed in action during WW1. The staff... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
alisonflewicka
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Stranraer, United Kingdom
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A gem within a gem

This is within Fort George and so worth stopping by to see the history .The ancient songs of the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
jeankerr146
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The Highlanders Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection) is situated within the the stunning grounds of Fort George, Nr Inverness, overlooking the Moray Firth. In the summer months the local dolphin school can be seen from the ramparts. The...more
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Fort George, Ardersier, Inverness IV2 7TD, Scotland
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+44 131 310 8701
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were looking for information on my Great Uncle who was killed in action during WW1. The staff were very welcoming and gave great advice. Well worth a visit and we aim to return.

Thank alisonflewicka
John B, General Manager at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you and haste ye back.

Reviewed 4 days ago

This is within Fort George and so worth stopping by to see the history .The ancient songs of the highlands were a real treat

Thank jeankerr146
John B, General Manager at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Glad you enjoyed your visit and thanks for your revue.

Reviewed 4 days ago

The best regimental museum I have visited. Numerous rooms of extremely interesting historically significant exhibits (inc HItlers personal document box from the bunker). Old school museum with real stuff to look at (rather than video screens) and detailed history of the highlanders. Also friendly staff...More

Thank MHunter123
John B, General Manager at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you most sincerely for your excellent revue. We are very proud of the regiments we represent here at the museum.

Reviewed 6 days ago

Been a few times , there is a lot to take in. Well worth a visit . Plenty to see. There is also two cafes inside .free parking and great views all around Fort George.

Thank Maria H
John B, General Manager at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank for your visit and your kind review.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This would be great if you were really into Highlanders - three floors of memorabilia. The WW1 dvd was interesting

Thank julie w
John B, General Manager at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks you for visiting out museum.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the museum as our penultimate stop while visiting Fort George. It is in the Lieutenant Governors House and the display sections are in different rooms covering three floors. There is a gift shop on the ground floor that sells souvenirs related to the...More

Thank 938fjg
John B, General Manager at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank for taking time to vbisit our museum and for prviding this excellent review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting part of the Fort George experience. Friendly staff on hand to answer questions and lots to see in the museum.

Thank Frontier86
John B, General Manager at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting our fine museum and haste ye back.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting museum charting the history of the regiments. On three floors and did not see a lift, take your time and explore all the rooms you might find a piece of Hitlers desk and a Dispatch box from Berlin. Nice little cafe for a drink...More

Thank fozzie555
John B, General Manager at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to visit our museum and for your excellent review. We are very proud of the regiments we look after.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are into history and in particular British/Scottish history, this place is for you. We found the audio guide helpful, (comes with the tour), and the Highlander's museum was really interesting, tons of good information and artifacts. Had no idea the Scots were as...More

Thank Lauren C
John B, General Manager at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for this excellent review. Scots fought in many campaigns through the world. We are proud to be able to inform people about the Highland Warrior.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Placed inside Fort George is hard to miss. The admission is included in the Castle fee so don't miss to go inside. The museum is hosted by volunteers and they really love talking about the stuff in the museum. However, I had hoped to learn...More

Thank TobiasWallin
John B, General Manager at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sorry you were disappointed but our volunteers and interpretation boards give the time lines that we cover in the museum.

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Kat C
12 January 2018|
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Response from Sockknitter5 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kat, yes it is. It's well worth the visit and the entrance price. Better still buy a pass.
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Marion H
2 July 2017|
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Response from John B | Property representative |
You can use mobility scooters to get around Fort George and on the ground flour of the museum. We have a chairlift that goes to the first floor but not to the top floor because of the restriction on the Historic Building... More
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singlewithboy15
20 December 2016|
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Response from John B | Property representative |
It is 12 miles from Inverness and is house in Fort George
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