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Military, Defence & Aviation Museums in Scotland

Included below are Military, defence & aviation museums, such as National War Museum in Scotland. Collections of armour, weapons, photographs and memorabilia can be discovered at our Military and defence museums. Britain's Finest Aviation centres and museums house collections, depicting the history of aviation including warplanes, research and development aircraft, military transport, aero-engines, rockets and missiles.

National War Museum

National War Museum, Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh


The National War Museum in Edinburgh is simply unmissable for those with an interest in Scottish soldiers through history. Within the magical setting of the city’s grand, foreboding castle, you’ll hear accounts of glorious victory and miserable... more

The Highlanders Museum

The Highlanders Museum, Fort George, Inverness, Highland

Fort George, Ardersier, Inverness


An absolute treasure trove of medals, uniforms, arms, military paintings, diaries, letters and war memorabilia, the Highlanders Museum in ornate Fort George near Inverness is a fascinating way to explore the history of the Queen´s Own Highlanders,... more

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Argyle Street, Glasgow, Glasgow City

Argyle Street, Glasgow


Since re-opening in 2006 following refurbishment, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum has welcomed more than 10 million visitors. There are over 8,000 objects on display in 22 themed galleries, with everything from fine and decorative arts through... more

National Museum of Flight

National Museum of Flight, East Fortune Airfield, East Fortune, East Lothian

East Fortune Airfield, East Fortune


Whether you are keen to see how the jet set went about their business supersonically or prefer getting to grips with the finer mechanisms of an RAF Nimrod, the National Museum of Flight based at historic East Fortune Airfield, sates all your aerial... more

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