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)


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

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 recommended 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

The Perth History and Heritage Pass

To mark the year of History, Heritage and Archaeology 2017, Perth’s 5 star visitor attractions, The Black Watch Castle and Museum and Scone Palace have joined forces to create the new ‘Perth History and Heritage Pass’.

The Pass includes access to a tour of The Black Watch Museum (12 noon)  and general admission to Scone Palace.

Adult £19.50, Child £12.50, Concession £16.50, Family Ticket £46.50.

The Perth History and Heritage Pass can be purchased at The Black Watch Castle and Museum and Scone Palace.


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 welcome within the building. We also welcome well behaved dogs on leads in the grounds and outdoor seating areas.