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The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection)

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Compact and bijou (Mostyn!) but packed full of interest.

Visiting our son and his family in Culduthel, he took my wife and I plus our granddaughter to Fort... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Geoff R
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A great afternoon spent looking around Fort george and the Highlanders Museum. I have family... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The Highlanders Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection) is situated within the the stunning grounds of Fort George, Nr Inverness, overlooking the Moray Firth. In the summer months the local dolphin school can be seen from the ramparts. The...more
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Fort George, Ardersier, Inverness IV2 7TD, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting our son and his family in Culduthel, he took my wife and I plus our granddaughter to Fort George. The Museum warrants a separate review. It is small and compact but contains a huge volume of material on the Cameron and the Seaforth Highlanders...More

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John B, General Manager at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for such a wonderful review. We are conscious of the lack of disabled access to the top floor. The building, as you can imagine is a Historic Building and we are not permitted to install a lift which is a great shame as...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great afternoon spent looking around Fort george and the Highlanders Museum. I have family connections with the Seaforth Highlanders and found the museum very interesting

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John B, General Manager at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit to our museum. Thank you f or a very good review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting Culloden battlefield in the morning we decided to risk the weather and head across to Fort William near Nairn. As we had our Scottish Heritage pass there was no entry fee. After visiting a lot of ruins it was great to visit a...More

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John B, General Manager at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit tur museum and found it interesting. Many thanks.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Successfully discovered information regarding a relative killed in battle during the first world war. This was due to the assistance of volunteer Ed Andrews who researched this for me during my visit. Family members are delighted as we now have details of the cemetary where...More

Thank Jennifer M
John B, General Manager at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words and the excellent review. We are pleased that we good provide a service.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to fort George while on a recent holiday to Scotland, had a very enjoyable and informative visit. The highlanders museum is a must for all those interested in military history. Would also advise a walk around the ramparts, you never know you may even...More

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John B, General Manager at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your very kind words, we are delighted you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum has interesting history but is a bit too small. To our taste, it lacks information and presentations on many subjects. The rooms feel 'cramped' and there is no bathrooms on site. We are satisfied to have done the visit but left a bit...More

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John B, General Manager at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am sorry the museum was not to your taste. We are a building within Fort George which is run by Historic Environment Scotland (HES) who charge an entrance fee, meaning that we cannot meaning we cannot provide the fineries'.. There are toilets on site...More

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

This is an interesting musuem in Fort George. As an Indian, I was particularly keen on the Highland Regiments roles in India - in the Sepoy Mutiny (ironical cos the Scottish had their own 'uprising' quelled just a century earlier; In the Anglo Maratha wars...More

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John B, General Manager at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Thank your for this information it is noted. We are glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

This is a small museum showcasing the Highlander's military regiment through the ages, covering up to modern times. They have some nice historical artifacts - uniforms, swords, guns, etc. They even had a kilt on display that was worn in WWI that still had mud...More

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John B, General Manager at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you for your review. Did you manage to visit the Garrision Kirk when you were at Fort George.

Reviewed 9 August 2018

A great place to visit with the family or by yourself. Very informative and as it’s still a functioning Fort there are plenty of service men about to talk to and thank for their service.

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John B, General Manager at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

We are very proud of our heritage and the men who served. We are glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit, very informative and beautiful views from the walls! We even got to watch the dolphins play!

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John B, General Manager at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you so much for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your visit,

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Albert S
29 August 2018|
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Response from rudderjt | Reviewed this property |
Inverness would be my guess. Socialized medicine in Scotland and most communities have clinics, hospitals are only in major cities----to the best of my knowledge.
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KatC419
13 January 2018|
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Response from Sockknitter5 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kat, yes it is. It's well worth the visit and the entrance price. Better still buy a pass.
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Marion H
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Response from John B | Property representative |
You can use mobility scooters to get around Fort George and on the ground flour of the museum. We have a chairlift that goes to the first floor but not to the top floor because of the restriction on the Historic Building... More
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