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Culloden Battlefield

Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre, Culloden Moor IV2 5EU, Scotland
+44 1463 796090
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This battlefield marks the site of the historic 1746 battle between the Duke of Cumberland and Prince Charles.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre, Culloden Moor IV2 5EU, Scotland
+44 1463 796090
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Reviewed yesterday

Wow. This place is so emotional. Here is where the death of a culture happened. The clan system was destroyed. So much slaughter in the space of an hour. It's deeply moving. It makes you appreciate life, the sacrifice of all warriors regardless of what...More

Thank jez09
Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I visited in June, 2017 and was impressed. The museum takes great efforts to give a balanced view of history and gives a realistic view of what it was like at that time (both for Scotland and the world).

Thank Wandering-Will-55
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's evocative with the moor flowers brightly covering a gruesome battle ground. It is tastefully done, but doesn't shy away from the facts of the slaughter of brave lives. Whatev r your politics, it is fascinating how the Highlanders fought for what they believed in,...More

Thank Elizabeth E
Reviewed 2 days ago

I had never heard of this prior to my husbands excitement to visit the battleground. We have toured battlegrounds in the states and this one had the same effect on me. It is a beautiful quite place to visit and then as you tour it...More

Thank 1Karsten
Reviewed 3 days ago

Large newly built center with an extensive exhibition indoors with written and audio information, artifacts, and an amusing informative presentation by dressed up staff. Guided tour of the battlefield was included in the price (but make sure to book it half an hour ahead). The...More

Thank mikoMS
Reviewed 3 days ago

I had read about Culloden but I was not prepared for how I would feel during my visit, The visitor centers is fantastic in telling the story of the battle, it gives a even perspective of both sides, Make sure you spend time in doing...More

Thank DollyNcUsa
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We never been here and i can say really worth it. Got an amazing cafeteria before you star the museum area. Well maintain and you have your headphone in other languages. Good value for money. Very interesting for my kids. And great when you have...More

Thank jeanboobs
Reviewed 4 days ago

Stopped by Culloden as it is somewhere I've always wanted to go. I found the visitors centre to be very good and informative. The staff were very helpful, and the grounds were outstanding. Very moving experience for me, and so glad I made the trip!

Thank David M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The whole place is very well put together. Visitors centre and battlefield. Not great to have a parking charge on top of high entrance fee . Overall good experience. Friendly staff

Thank benjamin407
Reviewed 5 days ago

A really fantastic insight into such a horrific battle. The museum displays are excellent and that audio visual room is very disturbing be careful if you suffer from vertigo maybe give that bit a miss. Battlefield itself has a sort of un earthly calm. A...More

Thank s00
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About how long do you think you spent there? We are trying to figure out how much time to allow for this on our way to Skye.
24 April 2017|
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Response from LouiseVuillermin | Reviewed this property |
Easily 3 hours. It was cold and snowing outside so I could have spent longer but came in out of the cold to read some more inside
We are staying in Inverness and would like to see the Culloden Battlefield. I see tickets for the Visitor Center but how does one get there? Is there a bus? If you buy the Visitor Center admission ticket does that include transportation from Inverness?
8 April 2017|
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Response from Bigal1953 | Reviewed this property |
No. The ticket you buy at the visitor center is for admission to that facility and the battlefield. We had a car so we drove. Ask your hotel. Have you tried Uber?
Ronnie P
How do you get from Inverness to the Culloden Visitor Centre? Is there a bus or train that goes there?
18 March 2017|
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Response from Bev M | Reviewed this property |
There did seem to be some coaches, but we travelled by car, so I am not sure.