National War Museum

The National War Museum is a museum dedicated to warfare, which is located inside Edinburgh Castle in Edinburgh, Scotland. Opened in 1933 in a converted 18th-century ordnance storehouse, the museum is run by the National Museums Scotland and covers 400 years of Scotland at war from the 17th century through permanent exhibits and special exhibitions.[2]

National War Museum, Edinburgh
Coordinates55°56′55.5″N 03°12′05.7″W
Visitors805,934 (2019)[1]
Websitewww.nms.ac.uk/war

It was formerly known as the Scottish United Services Museum,[3] and prior to this, the Scottish Naval and Military Museum.


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