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“Interesting and huge!”

The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection)
Ranked #2 of 5 things to do in Ardersier
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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 Museum covers three floors of Fort George's former Lieutenant Governors' House. The museum has roughly 20,000 artifacts and an estimated 10,000 documents and photographs. The museum is the largest regimental museum in Scotland, outside Edinburgh.
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Great place to visit, very large and will involve a reasonable walk, but well worth a visits, reasonable entry fee, just remember its still an active military base, so some areas are off limits.

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Reviewed 13 August 2013

took part in and witnessed the Historic Scotland history event---brilliant fun and well organised. Great to meet visitors from abroad enjoying their time in Scotland

Thank Ron G
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Reviewed 11 August 2013

You would have to have to have a specific interest in the military to thoroughly enjoy the displays. But because of the way information is presented (headphones and buttons rather than a guided tour) you gan go as quickly as you want. We only came however because of it's location. At the narrowest point in the Moray Firth, it's possible to see seals and dolphins. We only saw a seal but some weeks later it was in the news that a pod of killer whales came right up to the shore next to it.

Thank Tomos W
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Reviewed 10 August 2013 via mobile

I have visited Fort George several times and have never been disappointed. The views are just to die for! Watching the dolphins leaping around in the water over at Channory Point fills in a good half hour. I could easily spend the whole day walking around there, the museum is filled with some very interesting things. The medals and pictures seem endless. It's a great place for kids as they can climb on the canons and watch the soldiers doing drills. The gift shop and cafe are a little on the pricy side- places like this always are! As this is a working barracks there is always plenty going on. If you want a good day out, Fort George is definitely worth a visit!

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Reviewed 9 August 2013

The whole fort is in fantastic condition and the audio guide (and live presenter) make it good value for money

Thank jollyquest
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