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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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10 Great Reasons to Visit The Black Watch Castle and Museum…

To visit a 5 Star Visitor Attraction in the beautiful city of Perth. To experience the Home of The Black Watch, Scotland’s Premier Highland Regiment. To sample the delicious menu at our multi-award winning café, where our food is freshly … Continue reading

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Our Art Collection – Comrades by Robert Gibb

An ionic image of the military art genre is Comrades by Robert Gibb (b.1845-d.1932), which was first exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy in 1887. The location of this original painting is now unknown. Whilst studying the life of Napoleon, … Continue reading

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From volunteering to employment in the Museum sector

Nicola Moss, our previous collection assistant, talks to us about the important role volunteering has in her path to becoming a museum curator….. I’ve found all my volunteering experiences to be incredibly interesting and exciting. They have allowed me to … Continue reading

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