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National War Museum of Scotland
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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.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“excellent”
Reviewed February 7, 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”
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”
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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los angeles
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“Very moving”
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Great!”
Reviewed January 28, 2013

This museum is located in the Castle. I really enjoyed it! It gives a nice overview of Scotland's military history and has nice artifacts and reconstructions and original medals and maps. The Museum is free of charge for those visiting the Castle.

Visited January 2013
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