Latest Blog Entries
To My Jerkin – Poem from the Archive
Our next Zem Zem poem explores the delights of the ubiquitous leather jerkin worn by Officers and tommies in WWI & WWII.
Tiger Tim in Flanders – A Poem from the Archive
Read Zem Zem’s enjoyable yet scathing account of his Commanding Officer, ‘Tiger Tim’.
From Seaforth to Air Force – A Soldier Takes Flight
The incredible story of the Seaforth-turned-RAF gunner whose fateful last raid to La Spezia, Italy, took place 80 years ago today.
Pistols at Dawn
Explore the only weapons ever fired in anger in Fort George through the peculiar 18th Century practice of duelling to defending ones honour.
To The Very Lights – Poem from the Archive
The third poem of our Zem Zem anthology describes how the 9th Seaforth’s Medical Officer navigated his way around the trenches at night.
Of Arms and Men I Sing – Poem from the Archive
The second poem in our monthly Zem Zem anthology reflects on the cheerful fortitude of the 9th Seaforths Pioneer battalion during their first year in France when they took part in the Battles of Loos and the Somme.
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.
The Blue Hackle Rooms offer a unique location for weddings, functions, parties, lunches, meetings and corporate hospitality in the heart of the Highlands.
Our Collection is one the largest regimental display outside London. Founded over 60 years ago, the Museum houses more than 50,000 objects.
The archive at The Highlanders’ Museum (Queen’s Own Highlanders Collection) covers six British regiments & our allied regiments from overseas.