The Black Watch Castle and Museum

The Black Watch Castle and Museum
Balhousie Castle
Hay Street
Perth & Kinross




01738 638 152

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Balhousie Castle
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The Black Watch Museum is housed in historic Balhousie Castle set in its own grounds beside the North Inch in Perth. The Museum is well signed on all approach routes into the city and parking is available. It is within easy walking distance of the centre.

The Museum is laid out chronologically and thematically in 10 rooms within the Castle. These display an amazing variety of artefacts illustrating the history of the Regiment as well as a fine collection of pictures. This unique and special collection consists of two and a half centuries of treasures of Scotland’s oldest Highland Regiment. Uniforms, fine paintings, medals, photographs, weapons and military equipment bring to life the proud military heritage of this family Regiment.

The building is fully accessibly and recently underwent a major redevelopment. The Muesum is now home to state of the art displays and the Castle has been extended to house a beautiful new cafe and shop.

Venue Type:

Museum, Castle or defences

Opening hours

Monday to Saturday 9:30am-5:00pm
Sunday 10:00am-4:00pm

Admission charges

An admission charge applies - see website for details


  • Museums Association

Collection details

Archives, Costume and Textiles, Weapons and War