The Gordon Highlanders Museum

St Luke’s, Viewfield Road, Aberdeen AB15 7XH

01224 311200

February – November: Tuesday to Saturday, 10am – 4pm

Research enquires must be made in writing via email or post. A dedicated team of volunteers is committed to undertaking research on your behalf. Two tiered service available – see website for details.

The Gordon Highlanders Museum tells the extraordinary 200-year story of “the Finest Regiment in the World!” and how the Regiment played a major part in the history of the North-East of Scotland. Research enquires can be made through our website, in person when visiting the Museum, email or post. The Museum receives enquiries from all over the world, mostly regarding family members who have served in the Gordon Highlanders throughout the Regiment’s history. A dedicated team of volunteers is committed to undertaking research on your behalf. Public access to archives is limited and by appointment only.

The Museum is home to the regimental collection with artefacts dating from its raising in 1794 through the ages with spectacular and interactive displays containing original film footage, narrated archive and oral histories. The Gordon Highlanders Museum offers a warm, friendly welcome to all our visitors and is a great day out for the family, with a wonderful tearoom for coffee, lunch or afternoon tea or simply relax in the tranquil gardens. Parking is free.

Archives include:

  • Gordon Highlanders personal papers, diaries and press cuttings
  • Gordon Highlanders medal rolls 1787 – 1911
  • Gordon Highlanders gallantry rolls 1787 – 1994
  • Gordon Highlanders roll of honour WW1 and WW2
  • Gordon Highlanders battalion war diaries 1914 – 1918
  • Gordon Highlanders photo albums 1880 – 1994