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The Black Watch Castle & Museum

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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The Black Watch Castle and Museum is a 5 star multi- award winning visitor attraction located in the Perth. The Black Watch Museum is housed within the historic Balhousie Castle, the origins of which are said to date back to the 12th century. A...more
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Balhousie Castle Hay Street | Balhousie Castle, Perth PH1 5HR, Scotland
+44 1738 638152
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All reviews weeping window military history well worth a visit poppy display scottish regiment guided tour world war gift shop great cafe coffee and cake north inch interesting visit cakes great history couple of hours helpful staff car park
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't even begin to say how much we enjoyed our visit. We payed for a tour and happened to be the only two there for it, which turned out to be an amazing private tour. Equally heartwarming and heartbreaking, we took our time going...More

Thank BL_adventure
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice menu, with daily specials always a bit different, on my last visit it was Haggis and Black Pudding Macaroni. Had a scone which was large and nice, definately value for money. Staff freindly and accomodating.

Thank thursolass
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't know quite what to expect but the exhibition took you from the inception of the regiment to today and through all of its experiences en route. There were over a dozen seperate rooms each with its own theme relating either to the development...More

Thank Peter_and_Sheila
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very privileged to visit here, especially during the display of a special WW1 commemerative room. Poignant and so very well done. The whole story of the Black Watch and origins, how they went through history should not be missed if you are in this area....More

Thank lynnc185
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If in the area,I suggest taking time out to learn the history of this famous Scottish regiment.We took the guided tour which lasts about an hour,had a cup of tea then wandered around again,your ticket is for the whole day,so no need to rush.As usual...More

Thank dhleask9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since the Weeping Window of Poppies back in 2016 which brought people flooding to the museum, I have often popped along. The grounds are lovely with many interesting features including a wall of crosses remembering every member of the Black Watch who died in WW1....More

Thank Lesley186565
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Museum is a wonderful homage to the Black Watch Regiment.Not only do Scots hold this Regiment in high regard.It is revered throughout Regimental history for its soldiers and its many Battle Honours. The Tour Guide who was on duty for my visit knew the...More

Thank _katecowmeadow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum was not originally on our agenda but we picked up some leaflets and thought it would be worth a visit. We were not disappointed as it turned out to be a great experience with excellent interpretation of the history of this regiment, especially...More

Thank heike0range
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great example of the importance of The Black Watch not only to Perth but to the British Army. Very informative and some great pieces of history that you can see. For a fairly small museum it is a really good visitor attraction

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a very interesting visit but sadly on arrival I felt was a tad expensive. The video showing was spoiled by being right next to the entrance so narration was spoiled by visitors enquiries. But after that things quickly improved to a very emotional...More

Thank robertseymour3
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28 October 2018|
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Response from 709leo | Property representative |
Hello, We do have a wheelchair for visitor use. If you give us a call (01738 638152) and let us know the date you plan to visit we can reserve this for you.
catherine c
6 August 2018|
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Response from 709leo | Property representative |
Yes, we have a free car park for our visitors.
Ted G
6 April 2018|
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Response from bobtheb22 | Reviewed this property |
Yes large car park