Anyone visiting Inverness area should make time to travel the few miles out of the town to visit the National Trust for Scotland's new visitor centre at Culloden Battlefield.
The course of the history of Scotland changed here on 16 April, 1746, when the last battle, was fought on British soil. It was here that the Jacobite army fought to reclaim the throne of Britain for a Stuart King, from the Hanovarians..
Twelve hundred died in just one hour at the short but bloody battle of Culloden. It divided families, setting clan against clan!
Visitors to the exhibition can listen to accounts from genuine characters who were involved in the Battle of Culloden. Visit the 360 degree Battle immersion theatre and imagine what it was like to be at the centre of the action as this film relives the horror of the fighting.
Visitors can use the animated Battle table for a bird's eye view of the battlefield and see the tactics employed. As the clouds part a narration helps you see the battle re-enacted before your eyes using the latest graphic technology.
There is a roof-top viewing area. You can walk the battlefield or join a Culloden Battlefield Guided tour of this historic site.
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