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The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Museum

Open today: 09:30 - 17:15
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Interesting Museum inside Edinburgh Castle

This Museum shows 300 years history of the only Scottish cavalry regiment in the British Army... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
Southwest Finland, Finland
From Waterloo to WW2

A small but interesting Museum dedicated to the Royal Scots Dragoons and showcases their proud... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
Sydney, Australia
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The Museum represents the history of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers and Greys). Housed inside the 1790's constructed New Barracks within Edinburgh Castle, the museum tells the story of the history and traditions of the SCOTS DG...more
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Edinburgh Castle Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2YT, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think you really have to be into this type of memorabilia to enjoy this. I am so I did enjoy. Some amazing historical pieces here! Lots of good reading to be done too. My only criticism is that perhaps it could me modernized to...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

This Museum shows 300 years history of the only Scottish cavalry regiment in the British Army. Located inside extremely popular Edinburgh Castle. Go to the Castle first thing in the morning or buy ticket before you go, so you avoid those long queues. This Museum...More

Thank Halkidis
Reviewed 7 February 2018

A small but interesting Museum dedicated to the Royal Scots Dragoons and showcases their proud military history. Fascinating story of Field Marshall Sir William Robertson who joined the British Army as a Private & was promoted thru to the Top Job !! Worth a quick...More

Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Historical view of the Dragoons across the many centuries. Told through panaramas and uniforms. Rich history of the fighting for is on display.

Thank tfizzle
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Back inside the Edinburg castle a small museum dedicated to the Calvary of Scottish army. Some interesting metals and uniforms on display. Don't miss speaking the the gentlemen inside he's extremely knowledgeable about the exhibits.

Thank wick1979
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Lots to see in this museum which looks small but once inside, there is so much information to absorb. Lots of medals, uniforms, prints..... you can actually spend a great deal of time in this museum. Lots to history to read. I was overwhelmed and...More

Thank Olena S
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This is very much worth a walk through when in Edinburgh Castle. The history of the Dragoons are clearly spelled out and any military history buff should check it out.

Thank coachee1313
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The museum is located within the Edinburgh castle grounds which can be visited as part of the castle tour. It is well worth visiting if you are interested in all things military. For those not so interested it is still worth spending some time looking...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This museum is located inside Edinburgh Castle. If you are in the castle then it is worth a look. It is especially interesting for those interested in Military History, like my husband.

Thank Taxidevil
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Well, it's probably not a bad museum, but next day I couldn't remember much. Unless you know about those Guards and find them interesting, you probably are not going to remember much either.

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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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6 February 2015|
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My name is Paul Newman, I am the Assistant Curator of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Regimental Museum. I would like to know more about your collection and if possibly we could talk further please email me, the address of... More