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Kings Own Scottish Borderer's Museum

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excellent

The Kings Own Scottish Borderer's museum is housed inside the Berwick Barracks complex. Really... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Blaine W
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Jarrow, United Kingdom
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We found this really interesting. Loved looking at the medal collection and getting to know more... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
TheMortons001
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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All reviews regimental history english heritage including disabled brought back memories fantastic surroundings the upper floors well worth a visit light refreshments an army on display purpose built great place to visit free entry soldiers campaign barracks uniform
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

The Kings Own Scottish Borderer's museum is housed inside the Berwick Barracks complex. Really interesting place to visit

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Blaine W
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TheMortons001
Reviewed 20 July 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank locktech
Reviewed 17 July 2018

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!

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: May 2018
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

Date of experience: May 2018
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

Date of experience: May 2018
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

Date of experience: October 2017
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.

Date of experience: September 2017
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

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank mjacksonEssex
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