National War Museum of Scotland

National War Museum of Scotland
National War Museum of Scotland
Edinburgh Castle, Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH1 2NA
  • Telephone 0300 123 6789
  • Opening times 1 Apr–30 Sep daily 9.45am–5.45pm; 1 Oct–31 Mar daily 9.45am–4.45pm.
  • Seasonal times Closed 25 & 26 Dec.
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Located inside Edinburgh Castle, the museum explores over 400 years of the Scottish military experience. Exhibits include weapons and uniforms from various conflicts, a gallery of military paintings and recruitment posters, and occasional weekend events bring warriors from the ages to life in stirring demonstrations and workshops.

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Legacies of Empire

This exhibition will examine the varied motivations and circumstances around the acquisition of objects during colonial conflict by individuals in British military service.

Sat 26 Dec

Free / 0300 123 6789

Fri 1 Jan 2021

Free / 0300 123 6789

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