Event Details

First World War Discovery Day
Saturday 20th May 2017This event has passed.

Assemble the troops and join us for a day of fun at a First World War Discovery Day at the Highlanders’ Museum, home to the largest military collection outside London. Explore our Replica Trench, make your own Trench Periscope, visit our Artist in Residence’s Studio, explore our WW1 Handling Collection and try on clothes from the period. See our fabulous stop-frame animated short film and listen to Gaelic tunes from the time sung by the fantastic Nairn Gaelic Choir!


Show times

10am - 4pm


The Highlanders' Museum is housed within the old Governor's House within the Historic military base of Fort George. The Museum is set over three floors and has magnificent views over the Moray Firth. There is disabled access of the first two floors.

The Highlanders' Museum, Fort George
Ardersier, Highlands, IV2 7TD


0131 310 8702 or gill@thehighlandersmuseum.com

Entry prices

Free entry to The Highlanders' Museum but entry to Fort George is paid.

Make Your Own Trench Periscope: £2 per person Performance by Nairn Gaelic Choir: £3 per person

Heart LGE
Center map


Parking / Public Transit Links / Toilets / Cafe/Catering / Gift Shop / Wifi / Baby Changing / Disabled Access (with prior notice) / Disabled Parking / Accessible Toilets 

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