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The Black Watch Castle and Museum

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Very impressive museum and history of the Black Watch battalions over the centuries- so proud of... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
crazimasie1
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Greenock, United Kingdom
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Interesting even for non military passionated people

I visited the place with my father who is a retired policeman and could find a lot of interesting... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
StephB1348
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Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
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The Black Watch Castle and Museum is a 5 star multi-award winning visitor attraction located in the beautiful city of Perth, Scotland. The Black Watch Museum is housed within the historic Balhousie Castle, the origins of which are said to date back...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Balhousie North Inch, Perth PH1 5HT, Scotland
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Best museum we have visited. Spend 3 1/2 hours here. First taking the guided tour with Bill. Then wandering around again on our own. Lovely cup of tea and a scone in the tea room. The Weeping Window poppy display is breathtaking. Museum is well...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Very impressive museum and history of the Black Watch battalions over the centuries- so proud of the soldiers over the years who have served their nation to keep peace and security for us all and the sacrifices they made. Brilliant artefacts of the wars and...More

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709leo, Manager at The Black Watch Castle and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to give your feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and found it to be informative.

Reviewed 31 August 2018

I visited the place with my father who is a retired policeman and could find a lot of interesting information and was really pleased with this visit. Frankly, I was not so keen on visiting this museum but the staff, the lay out and techniques...More

Thank StephB1348
709leo, Manager at The Black Watch Castle and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thank you for your review. We are pleased your visit was better than you had expected and the whole family enjoyed it.

Reviewed 10 August 2018

Loved it was informed well by the guide.Very well presented. Worth a visit. Also cafe lunch was yummy

Thank dmjm88
709leo, Manager at The Black Watch Castle and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Our team will be delighted by your positive comments regarding the guided tour and your lunch. Thank you.

Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

My husband never misses an opportunity to visit sights of military importance, especially where there is a connection to either of the world wars. I have a limited interest, preferring to find out about the human stories rather than the machinery or tactical details. But...More

Thank CharliTraveller
709leo, Manager at The Black Watch Castle and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thank you for giving us such a lovely review of your visit.

Reviewed 18 July 2018

Great museum and was well worth the visit, we learnt so much, helpful staff, fantastic building and grounds too . Gift shop was very nice too, didnt go into the cafe but it seemed busy. Definitely recommend

Thank tasdebbie
709leo, Manager at The Black Watch Castle and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

We are pleased you found The Black Watch Museum informative and our staff helpful. Perhaps you will visit us again in the future to enjoy coffee and cake or lunch in the Castle Café.

Reviewed 3 July 2018

Wonderful museum and well worth the visit. Certainly plenty to see. Staff very knowledgeable. Lovely gift shop with plenty of lovely items for sale. Cafe very good with plenty of choice.

Thank Linnie100q
709leo, Manager at The Black Watch Castle and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and recommending us to other visitors.

Reviewed 27 June 2018

My Friend & I stopped over for a quick look around the museum and to have lunch. We were not disappointed. I have limited mobility and the staff couldn't of been more helpful.

Thank Shirley F
709leo, Manager at The Black Watch Castle and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thank you for your visit and review. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit and found our team to be helpful.

Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch and the service was efficient and friendly. Nice atmosphere as well. Specials were on board on wall which was a bit difficult to read from a distance maybe they could do a printed version but apart from that excellent

Thank Elizabeth B
709leo, Manager at The Black Watch Castle and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Thank you for your positive comments about our service and atmosphere. We will certainly let our Café team know about the difficulty you experienced with reading the specials from the chalkboards.

Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We popped in for a late breakfast and the hot filled rolls were excellent. My mum wanted soup and although it wasn’t lunchtime they served it without question. I have to say that the service was truly wonderful. Also try the shop. Highly recommended.

Thank Skintbloke
709leo, Manager at The Black Watch Castle and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thank you for your 5 star review.

Reviewed 24 November 2017

Visited here on 10th November,was very impressed with the friendliness of the staff. A remembrance service was about to be held and there were plenty of soldiers in their full dress around. Was made to feel very welcome

Thank Joyce F
709leo, Manager at The Black Watch Castle and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thank you for your 5 star review.

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