The History of Leith

June 1, 2006

National War Museum

War and military service have touched the lives of countless Scots, leaving their mark on Scotland ‘s history, image and reputation abroad. Here, in the magnificent setting of Edinburgh Castle , explore over 400 years of the Scottish military experience.

Discover uniform, insignia and equipment, medals, decorations, weapons, paintings, ceramics and silverware, all of which throw light on Scotland ‘s military history, from world-changing events to the everyday life of Scottish servicemen. Here you will uncover fascinating documents and photographs, from private snaps to regimental photographs, personal diaries to official documents and uncover stories of courage and determination, victory and defeat, heroics and heartbreak. for more click here

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