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Kings Own Scottish Borderer's Museum

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Interesting

We found this really interesting. Loved looking at the medal collection and getting to know more... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
TheMortons001
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Step back in Time

I last visited the barracks and museum in winter 1970, it was part of my training regime that we... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
locktech
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Dumfries, Scotland, United Kingdom
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The Barracks Parade, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1DG, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We found this really interesting. Loved looking at the medal collection and getting to know more about the KOSB regimental history.

Thank TheMortons001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I last visited the barracks and museum in winter 1970, it was part of my training regime that we visted the regimental headquarters of the Kings Own Scottish Borderers, before we could go on a weekend leave after 6 weeks training. Going back brought back...More

Thank locktech
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good museum with a wide range of old weaponry and uniforms on display. You learn a lot in here, always the sign of a good museum. Excellent gift shop too and would recommend the various wines and jams. The toffee apple jam is amazing!

Thank derbysteve
Reviewed 30 May 2018

The KOSB museum is one of the four museums within their former depot barracks. On two floors it tells the history of the regiment from the original raising in Edinburgh to its reduction. There are several set pieces,some with audio tracks,lots of medals and a...More

Thank 938fjg
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Definitely worth a visit, it is located within the old KOSB barracks and has free entry. You will need to pay to visit the other two museums run by English Heritage also housed within the old barracks. But to be honest the KOSB museum is...More

Thank nddRS
Reviewed 3 May 2018

This museum is located within the fantastic surroundings of the original barracks in Berwick-upon-Tweed. Built in the early 18th century to the design of the distinguished architect Nicholas Hawksmoor, the Barracks were among the first in England to be purpose built. As an amateur historian,...More

Thank jauldp
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit if in Berwick. Set inside the historic barracks thought to be the first purpose built military barracks in Britain. Although the Kings Own Scottish Borders have been amalgamated into The Royal Regiment of Scotland, their illustrious history is most wonderfully displayed...More

2  Thank skypilot60
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We visited this museum whilst at the Barracks. Lots of good information and exhibition of weapons and uniforms.

1  Thank IanViv2015
Reviewed 20 September 2017

A visit to the Barracks and the surrounding fortifications at Berwick on Tweed is well worth a visit. The walk around the walls is itself very enjoyable but there is a charge to enter the barracks. The visit to the barracks was not what you...More

1  Thank mjacksonEssex
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Went here to see where my granddads regiment had their head quarters and try to find some records and I found some interesting stuff on him so I was pleased with that. I will need to contact the MOD war records for more The museum...More

1  Thank George M
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