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 7 events at this location

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Morrison: The Man, the Search, the Discovery

An exhibition exploring the unknown soldier known as Lance Corporal Morrison.

Sat 25 Mar

Included in admission / 01738 638152

Sun 26 Mar

Included in admission / 01738 638152

Mon 27 Mar

Included in admission / 01738 638152

…and 71 more dates until 6 Jun

Museum Easter Trail

An Easter trail around the museum. Hop to it.

Sat 1 Apr

£3.50–£7.50 Included in Museum admission / 01738 638152

Sun 2 Apr

£3.50–£7.50 Included in Museum admission / 01738 638152

Mon 3 Apr

£3.50–£7.50 Included in Museum admission / 01738 638152

…and 14 more dates until 17 Apr

Scot Spirit Giant Letters

Visit the seven foot giant letters to celebrate all that is great about Scotland.

Fri 7 Apr

Free / 01738 638152

Sat 8 Apr

Free / 01738 638152

Sun 9 Apr

Free / 01738 638152

Mon 10 Apr

Free / 01738 638152

Scottish Themed Family Crafts

Have a go at weaving your own tartan or making your own Scottish soldier craft at this weekend of Scottish themed family crafting.

Sat 8 Apr

Sun 9 Apr

Tastes from the Trenches

Join the Great War Boys and learn about rations and the daily meals of a front line soldier. You can even have a go at creating your own recipes with your daily ration.

Sat 15 Apr

suggested donation £2. / 01738 638152

Training for the Trenches

Join the Great War Boys in a replica First World War trench and learn about daily trench life as well as marching drills and physical fitness regimes.

Fri 14 Apr

Free / 01738 638152

Trench Themed Family Crafts

Learn about secret coded messages and discover how soldiers kept in touch during war time, as well as creating your own periscope to spy on the enemy from the replica First World War trench.

Sun 16 Apr

suggested donation £2. / 01738 638152

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