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National War Museum Scotland

National War Museum Scotland

War and military service have touched the lives of countless Scots, leaving their mark on Scotland's history, image and reputation abroad.

Here, in the magnificent setting of Edinburgh Castle, explore over 400 years of the Scottish military experience. Uncover stories of courage and determination, victory and defeat, heroics and heartbreak.

See the Edinburgh Castle entry to find out more about ticket prices. Entry to the museum is free with admission to the castle.

Admission

Entrance included in admission to Edinburgh Castle Adult £10.30 Child £4.50 Concessions £8.50 Last tickets sold at 5.15pm (4.15pm in winter)

Directions

Edinburgh Castle is at the top of the Royal Mile, minutes from Princes Street and Edinburgh City Centre. There is parking on the Esplanade except during the Tattoo (June to October) There is also an NCP car park at the back of the castle.

Opening Times

All Year round Monday to Sunday 9.45am to 5.45pm (April to October) 9.45am to 4.45am (November to March)

Locations

Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH1 2NG

 
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