PLAN YOUR VISIT

Plan Your Visit

We are delighted that The Black Watch Castle and Museum is now fully re-opened. Your ongoing support will help us to rebuild and recover during these challenging times.

To keep our visitors and team safe we have made some changes. You can find out more about these changes here.

We look forward to welcoming you to The Home of The Black Watch.

Here is all the information you will need to plan your visit.

Opening Times

Monday – Saturday 10.00am-4.00pm

Last Museum entry 3.00pm
Last food order 3.00pm
Last drinks and cake order 3.30pm

 

Admission

Museum Day Ticket

Adults, £8.75, Concession (60+, Students) £6.70, Kids (5-16) £3.60, Family Ticket (2 Adults, 4 Kids) £20.50, Under 5’s Free. 

Daily Guided Tour

Adults, £15, Concession (60+, Students) £10, Kids (5-16) £7.50, Under 5’s Free. Guided Tour ticket price includes General Admission to the Museum

Our Guided Tours are currently unavailable.

Museum Annual Pass

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

Black Watch Story Bubble Tour

£60 per tour for up to 6 people

Explore the incredible history of Scotland’s oldest Highland Regiment and discover a collection of compelling soldier stories with our exclusive Museum Bubble Tour. These private tours will be led by one of our knowledgeable guides at a safe social distance from your personal bubble. Our priority to is to keep you and our team safe whilst creating an exceptional experience for your group.

This tour must be booked in advance:
T: 01738 638152, option 1 | E: enquiries@theblackwatch.co.uk

Please note that we can accommodate a maximum of 6 people from no more than 2 households on our bubble tours.

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. Daily Guided Tours are £5.  (Please show your membership or identification card).  

Hands on History Packs

These packs are a wonderful way to get hands on with history. They are brimming with fascinating objects and intriguing uniforms for you to handle, try on and learn more about.

If you would like to experience the fun just ask at the front desk during your visit. A member of our team will meet you in the galleries and help you explore the stories within your pack.

To keep you safe the packs and their contents will be quarantined for 3 days between uses. Our team member will keep a 2-metre social distance between you and your group.

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

Accessibility

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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Closeup picture of a wheelchair users hand on wheel

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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Schools

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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