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“Thought Provoking” 4 of 5 stars
Review of National War Museum of Scotland

National War Museum of Scotland
Edinburgh Castle | Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NG, Scotland (Castle / Royal Mile / High St)
0300 1236789
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Ranked #30 of 204 attractions in Edinburgh
Type: History Museums
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Owner description: Within the historic setting of Edinburgh Castle, accounts of battles lost and won are told through military artefacts and personal collections. Find out about the life of Scots at war, from the First World War trenches to the Home Front, and learn how conflicts, both at home and abroad, have shaped Scotland's image and reputation over the centuries.
Ware, United Kingdom
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“Thought Provoking”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

This museum was highly interesting. Taking you through all the different wars, particually focussing on the scottish history. At the end of the meseum there is a section on soldiers that had lost limbs in battle and how their lives have changed as a result of the amazing prosethic limbs now availble. It was incredibly thought provoking and emotive.

Visited February 2013
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“excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

What a wonderful museum to commemorate the dead of Scotlands two world wars ... supreme and brilliant.

Visited January 2013
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“Very informative”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

There is so much history that we are unaware of and places like this bring it all to life. Very informative and well set out.

Visited February 2013
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“So interesting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

Great history, very interesting! Free admission as it is situated within Edinburgh castle. Was a great find as we didnt know it was there. Quite modern on the inside with great artefacts and videos

Visited November 2012
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“Very moving”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

Located within Edinburgh Castle (with no additional charge beyond the castle entrance fee), the museum building itself is impressive and beautiful. I asked one of the guard/caretakers a question, and we had an interesting and informative (to me) conversation.

(Food and other amenities are available at the castle but not within the museum itself.)

Visited September 2012
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