Tel: 01738 638152

The Black Watch

Castle | Shop | Cafe | Museum

Visitor Information

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

  • Museum and Castle | 9.30am – 4.30pm (last entry to The Black Watch Museum at 3.30pm)
  • Cafe | 9.30am – 4.00pm (last orders for food 3.30pm, last orders for coffee and cake 4.00pm)

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

  • Museum and Castle | 10.00am – 4.00pm (last entry to The Black Watch Museum at 3.00pm)
  • Cafe | 10.00am – 3.30pm (last orders for food 3.00pm, last orders for coffee and cake 3.30pm)

Festive Hours

Christmas Eve 10.00am until 3.00pm (last order for hot food 2.00pm, coffee and cake 2.30pm)
Christmas Day closed
Boxing Day closed
27th to 30th December 10.30 am until 3.30pm (last order for hot food 2.30pm, coffee and cake 3.00pm)
31st 10.00am until 3.00pm (last order for hot food 2.00pm, coffee and cake 2.30pm)
1st January closed
2nd January closed
3rd January open

Free parking is available for our visitors.

See below for admission charges. Donations are gratefully received. Book your tickets online.

Guided Tour Unlimited Day Pass to The Black Watch Museum
The best way to experience the history of Scotland's oldest Highland Regiment is to take a guided tour.

Guided Tours daily | 12 midday
Booking is recommended | To book contact 01738 638152
We have no tour available on Saturday 15th December due to our Winter Festival

  Regular Admission Daily Guided Tour

Museum Annual Pass
(available from 1st April 2018)

Adults £8.00 £12.50 £12.00

Concession (Students, 60+)

£6.50 £10.00 £9.00

Children (Under 5)

Children (5 - 16 years) £3.50 £7.50 £5.00
Flexible Family Ticket (Maximum 2 adults 4 children) £19.00   £25.00

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 and Museum is within easy walking distance of the centre of Perth.

To find out suggested walking and cycle routes to the Castle and Museum click the directions icon on the map above. Enter your starting point then click the cycle or foot icons. The map will display a number of options for you to choose from.

Perth rail station (PH2 8RT) is on the mainline from Aberdeen to Glasgow. Trains also run to and from Edinburgh via Fife.

Perth bus station (PH2 8HB) 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 welcome within the building. We also welcome well behaved dogs on leads in the grounds and outdoor seating areas.