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.

The Castle Cafe will be closed for essential maintenance from Monday 16th March re-opening on Monday 23rd March at 10.00am. The Black Watch Museum and Castle Gift Shop will be open as usual.

Opening Times

Summer Hours, 1st April to 31st October, 7 days per week

Museum and Castle | 9.30am – 4.30pm
Castle Cafe | 9.30am – 4.00pm

Winter Hours, 1st November to 31st March, 7 days per week

Museum and Castle | 10.00am – 4.00pm
Castle Cafe | 10.00am – 3.30pm


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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