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“Very moving”

Culloden Battlefield
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Owner description: This battlefield marks the site of the historic 1746 battle between the Duke of Cumberland and Prince Charles.
Barrie, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Very moving”
Reviewed 21 July 2014

As with any battlefield, Culloden is a very solemn place. People were very respectful/quiet while walking around the grounds of the battlefield - how could you not be knowing the tragedy that befell the Scottish Highlanders. I was very moved by my experience here. My only regret is that I didn't have more time to really go through the museum part.

Visited June 2014
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Victoria, BC
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“Finally got to go”
Reviewed 21 July 2014

Sad. Respectful. Excellent design layout. The audio is a must
The centre is amazing. I really enjoyed walking through the section that on the left side gave the English point of view and on the right side the Scots point of view

Visited June 2014
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Auburn, Washington
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“Amazing museum”
Reviewed 20 July 2014

This museum is very well laid out. It 's organization and displays provide a very clear story of what happened on this battlefield. We did not do the outside tour of the battleground but heard from others that it, too, was well done. The museum shop has some great finds in it and the snack bar helps the hunger.

Visited June 2014
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glasgow
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Tourist Eyes”
Reviewed 20 July 2014

We have family home from N.Z and visited this looking through 'tourist eyes'[ I had last been in the 1970s] Fantastic volunteers were very knowledgeable and took time to answer many questions The visual hands on exhibits were great and the four screens in the battle room made you feel you were in the battle The biggest shock I had was learning the Clan Mackay were on the wrong side but it was pointed out that fathers fought sons fought brothers it was in fact a civil war A large glass of Old Pulteney (my local whisky from Wick) eased my grief. A really Great day out Do Not Miss it

Visited July 2014
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Cascade, Colorado
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“History buffs...don't miss this!”
Reviewed 19 July 2014

We had fortunately read several books about the Jacobite revolution and Culloden before visiting Scotland. We are very glad we did. It made everything much more interesting to know some of the background before our visit. I think it's so interesting that Scottish history for the past 800+ years has been filled with battles and bloodshed and mostly with England. And, now, on September 18 of 2014, all they have to do to gain independence is vote!!! Amazing.

By the way, we (smartly) bought the Historic Scotland Pass at our first castle visit (Edinburgh) and used it throughout the highlands. It was a great purchase--BUT--Culloden was NOT one of the Historic Scotland properties. It was with another non-profit Scottish group and our pass did not cover the cost of admission for this site. It was worth it anyway...we're glad we went.

Visited June 2014
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