The Black Watch Castle and Museum

The Black Watch Castle and Museum
Balhousie Castle, Hay Street, Perth, PH1 5HR
  • Telephone 01738 638152
  • Seasonal times April 1–Oct 31: Museum & Castle daily 9.30am–4.30pm; Café 9.30am–4pm. Nov 1–Mar 31: Museum & Castle daily 10am–4pm; Café 10am–3.30pm.
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  • Website www.theblackwatch.co.uk
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The Black Watch Castle and Museum

The Black Watch Museum is housed in the historic Balhouise Castle. The origins of the Castle are said to date back to the 12th century. The museum tells the story of the iconic Black Watch Regiment, Scotland’s Premier Highland Regiment. The Castle gift shop offers a wide range of products from handpicked Scottish gifts to regimental mementos. The café serves fresh locally sourced produce. The venue also offers after hours private dining, exclusive use of the Castle alongside group and bespoke tours.

  • Provides: Free wi-fi

Events at this venue

There are 3 events at this location

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British Science Week: Battlefield Laboratory

How do guns and cannons work? What makes a bullet fly in a straight line? Find out the answers to these questions and more at this explosively exciting Battlefield Laboratory workshop. Suitable for ages 7–12.

Sat 17 Mar

The German Advance: Spring 1918

Professsor Gary Sheffield, Professor of War Studies at the University of Wolverhampton and a military historian, gives a lecture on the German advance.

Thu 15 Mar

£7–£9 / 01738 638152

Museum Explorers Club

Enrol as a Black Watch soldier and step back in time to get to grips with day to day life in a front line trench. Be inspired with storytelling, become an archaeologist, learn about medals and design your own, get crafty with Scottish flag collages, weave your own tartan and more.

Sat 24 Feb

£5 / 01738 638152

  • 13:30 – 16:00

Sat 24 Mar

£5 / 01738 638152

Museum Explorers: The Ludendorff Offensive

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