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from the Highlanders’ Museum

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).

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Highlanders’ Museum set to re-open on 30th April!

We are very much looking forward to welcoming you back to the Museum on the 30th April! In line with guidance and to ensure the safety of our visitors, volunteers and staff the Museum we will have a one way system in operation along with hand sanitising stations...

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Support the Museum through Amazon Smile

Did you know that you can help raise money for the Highlanders' Museum when you shop on Amazon, at no extra cost to you? This works simply, with you buying what you would normally buy on amazon, and Amazon will donate 0.5% (net) of the value of your spend to the...

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Operation Elysium 21

A team of serving soldiers and Veterans will be undertaking this feat of endurance over 12 days in April 2021, kayaking 280 miles along 3 major canals, raising funds for a memorial to soldiers who have lost their lives to suicide. Please share, support and donate if...

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Your wedding should be one of the most unforgettable days of your life – so why not hold it at Fort George and The Highlanders’ Museum

Blue Hackle 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

The Collection is probably the largest regimental display outside London. Founded over 60 years ago, the Museum houses more than 5,000 gallantry awards and campaign medals won by the fighting men of the Regiment, including 16 of the Regiment’s 22 Victoria Crosses.


The Highlanders’ Museum (Queen’s Own Highlanders Collection) archive covers the  The Highlanders (4 SCOTS), Seaforth Highlanders, Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders, Queen’s Own Highlanders (Seaforth and Cameron’s), Lovat Scouts, Liverpool Scottish, and our overseas allied regiments from Canada, Australia, New Zealand and 7th (DOE) Gurkha Rifles.