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A Tale of Ticonderoga

This Halloween we share the eerie tale of Major Campbell of Inverawe. 18 years before the battle at Ticonderoga Campbell was at home in the Highlands, when there was a knock at the door. On answering he found a man, … Continue reading

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The story behind our ‘There But Not There’ temporary exhibition

represent all of the 8,960 Black Watch soldiers who lost their lives during the First World War. Continue reading

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The Army, the horse and the Kelpie Maquettes

  Whoever said that dogs were a man’s best friend clearly never knew a horse. Horses have a long standing history with people whether they’ve been used for farming, transport, work or war. Horses were one of the first animals … Continue reading

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Meet the Museum’s new curator, Hope Busak

I have adored heritage sites such as museums and castles from a very young age. I was the annoying child who always wanted to visit historical sites on family holidays and so please forgive my overwhelming excitement to now be … Continue reading

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My Son Tom

‘My Son Tom’ whose title is inspired by that magnificently poignant poem by Rudyard Kipling ‘My Boy Jack’ all about his son, John Kipling, who was killed on the Western Front in 1915. With the talk, Richard McKenzie, will be … Continue reading

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Explore the Trench

Delve into the world of the First World War soldier by exploring our full-size replica trench. Forget all you have seen on the big screen of epic battles and experience what life would have been like serving on the front … Continue reading

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Our Replica Trench

What was life in the trenches like for the thousands of Black Watch soldiers who served during the First World War? In truth we will never know for certain, and indeed the experience would have been different for each soldier. … Continue reading

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