Tel: 01738 638152

The Black Watch

Castle | Shop | Cafe | Museum

Visitor Information

Opening Hours

Summer Hours, 1st April to 31st October, 7 days per week

  • Museum and Castle, 9.30am – 4.30pm
  • Café, 9.30am – 4.00pm (last orders at 3.30pm)

Winter Hours, 1st November to 31st March, 7 days per week

  • Museum and Castle, 10.00am – 4.00pm
  • Café, 10.00am – 3.30pm


Free parking is available for our visitors


See below for admission charges. Donations are gratefully received.

Save 10% on Museum admission when you purchase your tickets online

Mother's Day Weekend Special Offer

Treat your mother to a wonderful day out at The Black Watch Castle and Museum. To celebrate Mother’s Day we are offering all Mum’s complimentary admission to The Black Watch Museum on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th March. Make the day memorable by coupling a Museum visit with a delicious Mother’s Day lunch from our award winning café.

Easter at the Castle

Enjoy fun filled family days out at the Home of The Black Watch this Easter; from egg trails to trench life, giant #SCOTSPIRIT letters to family crafts we have you need to put a spring in your step.
Purchase an Easter Family Pass for only £20 and gain unlimited access to The Black Watch Museum and all events from 1st-17th. Passes can be purchased at the Castle Gift Shop or online for a 10% discount.

Guided Tour Unlimited Day Pass to the Museum

The best way to immerse yourself in the history of Scotland's premier Highland Regiment is to take a Guided Tour, led by our trained and knowledgeable Tour Guides.

Guided Tours daily | 12 noon | Booking is advisable - 01738 638152

  Regular Admission Daily Guided Tour
Adults £7.50 £12.50

Concession (Students, 60+)

£6.00 £10.00

Children (Under 5)

Children (5 - 16 years) £3.50 £7.50
Flexible Family Ticket (Maximum 2 adults 4 children) £18.00  

Black Watch Association, serving Black Watch Battalion and 
serving Royal Regiment of Scotland
(Please show membership or identification card)

FREE £5.00

Friends of The Black Watch Castle and Museum
(Please show membership card)

FREE £5.00


Hay Street, Perth, Scotland, UK PH1 5HR

The Castle & Museum is within easy walking distance of the centre of Perth.

Perth rail station is on the mainline from Aberdeen to Glasgow. Trains also run to and from Edinburgh via Fife.

Perth bus station is on a number of national and local bus networks, including Scottish Citylink and Megabus (to Broxden with link bus). There are no direct buses from Perth bus station to the Castle & Museum.

There are taxi ranks at Perth train station (which is across the road from the bus station) and elsewhere in the city centre.

For comprehensive travel information, please contact Traveline Scotland online or by telephone: 0871 200 2233


The Castle & Museum has:

  • a lift to the first and second floors
  • induction loops installed or transcriptions available on our interactive consoles
  • accessible toilets
  • baby changing facilities


Guide/hearing/assistance dogs are permitted within the building. We welcome well behaved dogs on leads  in the grounds and outdoor seating areas.