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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).

Latest Blog Entries

Guided Tours at The Highlanders Museum, Fort George

Visiting Fort George? Why no book a guided tour of the Highlanders' Museum featuring our Seaforth Highlanders' Room Cameron Highlanders' Room, Lovat Scouts & Militia Rooms plus rooms covering World War One, World War Two, Queens' Own Highlanders and Highlanders....

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Book an object-handling session for your group

Can't get  to Fort George? We can come to you! The Highlanders' Museum can offer object-handling sessions for adult groups and schools on the theme of World War One and/or Two. We can come to your Nursing Home, School, U3I, Special Interest group, School of College....

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Blue Hackle, Glengarry & Ties

Anyone who will be attending any functions in the future we have a selection of Regimental ties which are 100% silk, various sizes of Glengarry's and Blue Hackle's, all these and more can seen on our online shop www.thehighlandersmuseum.com or phone our shop on 0131...

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The Princess Mary Christmas Gift Box

In 1914, Princess Mary, daughter of King George V and Queen Mary decided that she would send a gift ‘from the nation’ to all of those serving abroad in the War. Initially, Princess Mary had intended to pay for the gifts out of her allowance, but it was decided that a...

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Chocisky – Chocolate for Whisky

Chocisky - Chocolate for Highland Whisky Chocisky have matched our Highland Whisky Chocolate produced from Sao Tome containing 70% Cocoa content, intense red fruits and liquorice notes. Guaranteed to expose layer upon layer of exciting flavours to your Highland Whisky...

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Explore Your Archive

It is Explore Your Archive Launch Week so we will be exploring our archive with a new theme every day. Today’s theme is Sweet Archives. In our collection we have mementos sent home to soldier’s sweethearts including; photographs, pin cushions and sweetheart brooches....

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Weddings

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.

Research

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.