Tel: 01738 638152

The Black Watch

Castle | Shop | Cafe | Museum

Visitor Information

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

  • Museum and Castle | 9.30am – 4.30pm (last entry to The Black Watch Museum at 3.30pm)
  • Castle Cafe | 9.30am – 4.00pm (last orders for food 3.30pm, last orders for coffee and cake 4.00pm)

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

  • Museum and Castle | 10.00am – 4.00pm (last entry to The Black Watch Museum at 3.00pm)
  • Castle Cafe | 10.00am – 3.30pm (last orders for food 3.00pm, last orders for coffee and cake 3.30pm)

Summer Festival | Saturday 27th July | 11am-3pm
For our annual Summer Festival we will be open at 11am and close at 3pm.

Free parking is available for our visitors.

See below for admission charges. Donations are gratefully received. Book your tickets online.

Guided Tour Unlimited Day Pass to The Black Watch Museum
The best way to experience the history of Scotland's oldest Highland Regiment is to take a guided tour.

Guided Tours daily | 11am and 2pm
Booking is recommended | To book contact 01738 638152 Ex 201

  Regular Admission Daily Guided Tour

Museum Annual Pass

Adults £8.50 £15.00 £15.00

Concession (Students, 60+)

£6.50 £10.00 £12.00

Children (Under 5)

Children (5 - 16 years) £3.50 £7.50 £10.00
Flexible Family Ticket (Maximum 2 adults 4 children) £20.00   £30.00

Black Watch Association, serving Black Watch Battalion and 
serving Royal Regiment of Scotland
(Please show membership or identification card)

FREE £5.00  

Friends of The Black Watch Castle and Museum
(Please show membership card)

FREE £5.00  


Hay Street, Perth, Scotland, UK PH1 5HR

The Castle and Museum is within easy walking distance of the centre of Perth.

To find out suggested walking and cycle routes to the Castle and Museum click the directions icon on the map above. 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.

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 and Museum welcoming and accessible for all our visitors. We hope this access information will help you plan your visit and have a memorable experience with us. You can download our floor plan to help you find your way around the Castle and Museum during your visit.

Guide/hearing/assistance dogs are welcome within the building. We also welcome well behaved dogs on leads in the grounds and outdoor seating areas.