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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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
With Moray Schools already on holiday and Highland Schools about to follow suit this is the perfect time to follow-up on your children / grandchildren's school visits. Come and see Fort George where World War One and Two soldiers came to train and where the Seaforth...read more
This image was originally miss-identified as a picture of a Masonic Lodge and it is perhaps understandable why this mistake was made given the dress of those in the image. Looking for further information on the photograph, we contacted the local Lodge to see if they...read more
Our regular visitors will notice some changes to the museum exhibits this summer. Some of our objects and archives have gone on loan to Canada as part of their new exhibition at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa. We therefore have some new items on display here at the...read more
Schools We provide a variety of educational workshops which can be tailored to meet your needs. The Highlanders’ Museum, Fort George offers a unique opportunity in the Highlands of Scotland to connect with the experiences of war and conflict of Highland soldiers....read more