The Highlanders' Museum

Fort George, Ardersier, Inverness-Shire

Queen’s Own Highlanders' Collection

Over 50,000 artefacts, documents and photographs

Fort George is operated as a tourist attraction by Historic Environment Scotland

Visit us at the 5 star Highlanders’ Museum (Queen’s Own Highlanders Collection) and immerse yourself in our rich and diverse history, following in the footsteps of the Highland soldier from just after the Battle of Culloden until the present day.  Our Nationally Significant Collection, the largest collection of military artefacts outside of Edinburgh, showcases the history of the Highland Regiments and includes an array of artefacts and archive material from the Seaforth Highlanders, The Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders, the Queen’s Own Highlanders, The Highlanders and most recently, 4th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland (4 SCOTS).

Opening Times

Open 7 days a week from 10am – 4pm (last entry 3.15pm)

Admission

Admission to the Highlanders’ Museum (Queen’s Own Highlanders Collection) is free. Admission charges apply to visit Fort George.

Fort George Admission Prices

Adult – £9.00
Concession – £7.20
Child aged 5–15 – £5.40
Under 5s – Free

Our Location

Fort George, Ardersier, Inverness,
IV2 7TD

Weddings

Your wedding should be one of the most unforgettable days of your life. Make it a day to remember at the Fort George Chapel and The Highlanders’ Museum.

Room Hire

The Blue Hackle Rooms offer a unique location for weddings, functions, parties, lunches, meetings and corporate hospitality  in the heart of the Highlands.

The Collection

Our Collection is one the largest regimental display outside London. Founded over 60 years ago, the Museum houses more than 50,000 objects.

Research

The archive at The Highlanders’ Museum (Queen’s Own Highlanders Collection)  covers six British regiments & our allied regiments from overseas.