Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Museum

Free to all

The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Museum at Edinburgh Castle tells story of the regiment from its origins to the present day.

Set within the historic New Barracks at the world famous castle in Scotland's capital, the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Museum is a fascinating place where visitors can learn more about the regiment's role in many of the decisive events in British history. The museum is also responsible for the Regimental Archive.

Miltary artefacts

The collection at the Museum is made up of over 1,000 objects, from uniforms and weapons, to flags and medals, musical instruments, paintings and prints. Here you can discover how these pieces tell the story of the regiment.

Highlights of the collection include the eagle and standard captured at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815, and a gold disc marking one million sales worldwide of the Regimental Band and the Pipes and Drums of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards version of Amazing Grace, which reached number one in April 1972.

Archive research

If you want to delve deeper into the history of antecedent regiment such as the Prince of Wales’s Dragoon Guards or the Royal Scots Greys, you can research documents, photographs, official publications and ephemera in the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Archive. You will need to nook an appointment and there is a fee.

Visitor information


Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Museum

Edinburgh Castle, Castlehill, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 2YT
01313 105138

Free to all

Visitor information

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