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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Today on the blog we have an interesting find from our picture store. These pages from a scrapbook belonging to Mrs Helen Mackenzie show British Army and Naval medals from the 1800's....read more
Memorial Plaque commemorating Lieutenant Angus Urquhart. Lieutenant Urquhart was a solicitor from Inverness who served with the 4th Battalion, Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders during the First World War. He was killed in action on the 26th September 1915. Memorial...read more
We have Piper products for sale which are made in Scotland and very popular and these would make a lovely gift for someone, these and other products can be seen in our online shop www.thehighlandersmuseum.com or you can phone 0131 310 8701 or pop in to the Museum shop...read more
Sergeant Alfred V Hubbard (centre) on his wedding day in 1944. Alfred Hubbard was helped to escape from St Valery by Frenchwoman, Madame Jeanne Joly-Vincent in 1940 when the 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders were captured. Madame Joly-Vincent looked after and helped...read more
In our Archives we not only hold information about our associated regiments, but have archives relating to Fort George and it's history. This Guide to Fort George published in the 1950's gives an overview of the history of the Fort, including the Chapel, Grand...read more
The Ishtar Gate, constructed in 575 BC was the main entrance to the city of Babylon, an ancient city in Mesopotamia (Iraq). The gate was made out of thousands of enamelled bricks featuring reliefs of animals and mythical creatures. It was named after the Mesopotamian...read more