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“History at its best.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of National War Museum of Scotland

National War Museum of Scotland
Edinburgh Castle | Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NG, Scotland (Old Town)
0300 1236789
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$24*
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Ranked #41 of 317 things to do in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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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.
Coleraine, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“History at its best.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Very interesting and lots to see and do. Well worth the visit. Another great day out. Definately go back there and take more of the family too.

Visited February 2013
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Presteigne, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“A highlight”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

One of the highlights of our holiday. Part of Edinburgh castle, which is not particularly cheap, but there is a lot to see and do.

Visited March 2013
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Given most families of Scotlands.......”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

have given lives of family members I really don't agree that must pay to get into this via Edinburgh castle........ atleast should be many free days per year - if you don't have a Historic Scotland pass I probly would not pay the price............

Visited February 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“great time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

love museum where you can learn more about Scotland's history and where you can find lots of artifacts related with war; specially liked the exhibition about war-disable people.

Visited March 2013
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Moving”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Really moving place. And was amazed to see the books with the names of all the Scots who had died serving their country, which everybody could just look through.

Visited March 2013
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