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).
We can't wait to welcome you all back to the museum. Over the next week or so we will be sharing more information about the changes we have had to make to the Museum to make it safe for you to return to the Museum. Pre-booking is required via...read more
As part of our preparations to welcome you all back to the museum, we are pleased to announce we have been assessed and have achieved the 'We’re Good To Go’ COVID-19 industry standard, we are now just awaiting a date to be able to reopen with a warm highland welcome!...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more