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The National War Museum Scotland is dedicated to the 400 years of wars and battles. Visitors can see military equipment and weapons, but there are also uniforms, kilts, medals and silverware on display. Besides that, the museum features a special exhibition devoted to Highland soldiers who rebelled against the British Empire in the 17th and 18th centuries and houses a collection of paintings depicting the horrors of the both First and Second World Wars.

Alternative name:

en National War Museum of Scotland

National War Museum Scotland
Edinburgh Castle
EH1 2NG Edinburgh

Museum type(s)

History & Anthropology



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Opening hours

April to September
Monday - Sunday: 9:45–17:45

October to March
Monday - Sunday: 9:45–16:45

Closed 25 and 26 December

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This museum has no entrance fee!

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  • Museum shop


Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, Scotland


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