The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Museum

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The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Museum, The Castle, Edinburgh, EH1 2YT

  • Phone: 0131 310 5138

The Museum represents the history of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers and Greys). Housed inside the 1790's built New Barracks within Edinburgh Castle, the museum tells the story of the three regiments dating back 340 years and that together formed the SCOTS DG. The antecedent regiments of the SCOTS DG are the 3rd Dragoon Guards (Prince of Wales's Own), the 6th Dragoon Guards (The Carabiniers), the 3rd Carabiniers (Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards), The Royal Scots Greys (2nd Dragoons), and the 25th Dragoons.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Summer 1 April to 30 September Monday to Sunday 9.30am to 5.15pm. Winter 1 October to 31 March Monday to Sunday 9.30am to 4.30pm. Christmas and New Year Period Closed 24, 25, 26 December, and 1, 2 January


Entry to the museum is free but there is an entrance fee of £16.50 to enter Edinburgh Castle.


  • Historic Scotland
  • English Heritage

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