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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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Ways to support the Museum

Did you know that there are various ways you can help the Museum? • By supporting the events it holds (of which there are plenty planned post covid-19), come along and join us when we re-open, • By becoming a friend of the Museum for £10 a year, • Buying from our shop...

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Medal Carousel – Appeal for Photographs

Before the refurbishment of the museum the medals were painstakingly and accurately mounted and displayed and we wanted to bring the majority of the medals into one area on the ground floor for viewing by all visitors including those unable to climb the stairs. We...

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Museum Closure – 18th December

Museum Closure – 18th December The Highlanders’ Museum and the whole Fort George site will be closed to the public on Wednesday 18th December to allow essential maintenance works to be carried out. The Museum and Fort George will be open as normal on Thursday 19th...

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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.