Visit Us Plan Your Visit Opening Hours: 09.30 – 18:00 (Last entry 17.30) from 1 April to 30 September 09.30 – 17.00 (Last entry 16.30) from 1 October to 31 March The Museum operates the same opening hours as Stirling Castle. The above may be subject to change. Stirling Castle and the Museum are closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day. Entry Entry to The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Museum is free as we are independently funded but do rely on donations to keep the museum open. Access to the Museum is included in the price of HES’ Stirling Castle ticket. The following may enter Stirling Castle free of charge on production of required identification: Argyll Veterans passes, which may be obtained from the Regimental Association Serving members of the Armed Forces should produce their ID cards (MOD 90) Guardians (Friends of the Museum) and Members of the Officers Dinner Club will be provided with membership cards by the Museum. Please note that free access is only permitted for the named individual and does not include family members. Ex-Argylls who are not currently members of an Association Branch can apply for a Museum pass by completing the forms on the Regimental Association section of our website. If anyone wishes advice on access, please contact the Museum for more information at [email protected]. Covid Precautions The Museum’s COVID precautions are in line with those in force in the rest of the Castle and comply with Scottish Government requirements. Accordingly, there is a one-way system in place in the Museum and some limited parts of the Museum are currently closed. We ask visitors to wear masks while in the Museum and to observe social distancing. Hand sanitisation stations are located throughout the Museum. Whilst COVID restrictions are in place, access to the Castle and Museum must be pre-booked via the Stirling Castle website. Book your ticket to Stirling Castle and the Museum today. Book your tickets How to Find Us: Rail Timetables and tickets are available on www.scotrail.co.uk. Stirling Station is on Goosecroft Road near the city centre. The castle can be reached on foot or by bus or taxi. Bus Timetables and tickets are available on www.firstgroup.com or www.megabus.com. Stirling Bus Station is on Goosecroft Road near the city centre. The castle can be reached on foot or by bus or taxi. Car Once in Stirling, the Castle is clearly signposted. For parking on the Castle Esplanade, HES require advance booking online (www.stirlingcastle.scot) at a cost of £4, otherwise there is limited on-street paid parking in Stirling town centre as well as multi storey car parks at 21 Wellgreen Place and Goosecroft Road (under the Thistles shopping centre). There is a limited number of disabled parking spaces on the Castle Esplanade which are offered by HES on a first come, first served basis. Accessibility: Owing to the design of the Castle, the Museum is located at the top of an upward sloping cobbled access way. A courtesy car may be available by prior arrangement with HES; please contact them directly to arrange this. The entrance to the museum has 3 steps. The ground floor has low vaulted ceilings and there are 3 steps and a low doorway between the first and second galleries. Access to the first and second floors is via a staircase with 4 flights of stairs. There is no lift access to these floors owing to the historic nature of the building. There are 4-5 steps between certain galleries on both the first and second floors. Please note also that every gallery has interactive displays, video presentations and/or soundscapes so there are intermittent lights and sounds throughout the Museum.