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

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Excellent Museum dedicated to the History of the Highlanders

Held within Fort George, this is a surprisingly informative museum detailing the beginnings of teh... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jo C
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Great place

The museum is situated within Fort George and is included in the entrance fee. The staff were very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emma T
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Burntwood, Staffordshire
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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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Reviewed 5 days ago

Held within Fort George, this is a surprisingly informative museum detailing the beginnings of teh Highlanders to teh present day. It goes through the different periods, different battles and contains many great examples of artefacts. Very interesting

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jo C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum is situated within Fort George and is included in the entrance fee. The staff were very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. Great place to visit, plan over an hour to get the most out of your visit as has lots of interesting information. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Emma T
John B, General Manager at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your excellent review. We are very proud of the Regiments we look after and salute the sacrifices they gave for out today.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Was very interested to see it as my Dad was based there in the 50’s when servicing national service , glad I did

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank AGray284
John B, General Manager at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Pleased that you were able to fulfil your research query.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first visit since refurbishment, really amazing exhibits and well informed, friendly helpful staff.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Karyn M
John B, General Manager at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting our museum and for taking time to give a good review. Haste ye back.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is within the main museum of Fort George, but well worth a visit. Lots to see, and lots of well set out information available, as well as very helpful informative staff. Will definitely have a return visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Janet H
John B, General Manager at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your very kind review and we will welcome you back in the future?

Reviewed 4 November 2018

This is an excellent museum with so much history of the Queens own in its previous guises. the displays are well put together and the first world war part brought home some meaning of the medals, with Arras where my great Uncle was killed. It...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EAN44
John B, Manager at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you were able to shed some light on the Battle of Arras. Thank you for taking time to visit us.

Reviewed 22 October 2018

Unique small museum, without officious propaganda, and dedicated to real solders life. Some weapons collection, a lot of medals, everyday life and history of highlanders. The glory histories of battles and solders, payed their life for motherland. Must to visit due Fort Jorge journey.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Pudik
John B, General Manager at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Thank you for visiting our museum and for taking time to give us this excellent review. Many thanks indeed.

Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Thi exhibition within fort george is to be honest the central core of your visit and it is very good with really good displays some of which are interactive. a lot of history which is unmissable. Be there or be square.😁

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank iainmcleod
John B, General Manager at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Thanks for you very kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. Did you manage to get to the Chapel?

Reviewed 22 October 2018

Excellent example of conservation of regimental history which is extremely well laid out and packed full of interesting artefacts. Staff very well informed and always happy to answer questions.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barbara W
John B, General Manager at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Thank you for your very kind review. Wwe are glad you were able to take something from your visit to our museum

Reviewed 16 October 2018

Well worth a visit, it's an "open air" museum, with a variety of cottages (styled and furnished as it would have been in that era/year) We went into the "School Room" where the teacher, in his robes of the era, told us about the style...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Albert S
30 August 2018|
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Response from rudderjt | Reviewed this property |
Inverness would be my guess. Socialized medicine in Scotland and most communities have clinics, hospitals are only in major cities----to the best of my knowledge.
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KatC419
13 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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