Re-opening of The Black Watch Castle and Museum

We were delighted to re-open our newly extended Gift Shop on Wednesday 1st July alongside a limited take away food service.

On Wednesday 8th July our outdoor Courtyard Cafe will open where our visitors can sit, relax and enjoy a treat from our takeaway menu.

In line with Scottish Government guidance we plan to re-open The Black Watch Museum and Castle Cafe on Wednesday 15th July.

We have made some changes to keep our visitors and team safe. Find out more here

Our new opening hours are Wednesday – Sunday 10am-4pm.

We look forward to welcoming back our visitors old and new.

Plan Your Visit

We look forward to welcoming you to the Castle and Museum. Here is all the information you will need to plan your visit.




Opening Times

Our new opening hours are

Monday  closed
Tuesday  closed
Wednesday – Sunday  10.00am – 4.00pm


Museum Day Ticket

Adults, £8.50, Concession (60+, Students) £6.50, Kids (5-16) £3.50, Family Ticket (2 Adults, 4 Kids) £20, Under 5’s Free. 

Daily Guided Tour

Adults, £15, Concession (60+, Students) £10, Kids (5-16) £3.50, Under 5’s Free. Guided Tour Ticket Price includes General Admission to the museum.

Museum Annual Pass

Adults, £15, Concession (60+, Students) £12, Kids (5-16) £10, Family Ticket (2 Adults, 4 Kids) £30, Under 5’s Free.

Regular Admission is free for members of the Black Watch Association, serving Black Watch Battalion, serving Royal Regiment of Scotland and Friends of The Black Watch Castle and Museum and Daily Guided Tours are £5.  (Please show your membership or identification card).  

How to Find Us

We are situated on Hay Street, within easy walking distance of the centre of Perth.     

To find suggested walking and cycle routes to the Castle and Museum click the directions icon on the map (on mobile devices click View larger map first). Enter your starting point then click the cycle or foot icons. The map will display a number of options for you to choose from.

Perth rail station (PH2 8RT) is on the mainline from Aberdeen to Glasgow. Trains also run to and from Edinburgh via Fife or Stirling.

Perth bus station (PH2 8HB) is on a number of national and local bus networks, including Scottish Citylink and Megabus (to Broxden with link bus). There are no direct buses from Perth bus station to the Castle & Museum.

There are taxi ranks at Perth train station (which is across the road from the bus station) and elsewhere in the city centre.

For comprehensive travel information, please contact Traveline Scotland online or by telephone: 0871 200 2233


We aim to make the castle welcoming and accessible to all of our visitors.

We hope the access information provided at the link below will help you to plan your visit and have a memorable experience with us.

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Visiting Groups

We are delighted to welcome groups of all sizes to discover the fascinating history of The Black Watch. There are a variety of ways for your group to explore the Museum and enjoy refreshments at our award winning Castle Cafe.

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We are committed to using the educational potential of The Black Watch Museum to create and provide inspiring learning experiences for all.

We provide a range of engaging and interactive workshops for primary and secondary school aged children that are linked to the Curriculum for Excellence.

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School children exploring First World War trenches exhibit at The Black Watch Castle and Museum

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