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1914 brought war to Scotland on what would prove to be an unprecedented scale. Delve into the stories behind those who fought in the First World War through a selection of keepsakes and objects on display at National Museum of Scotland.

First World War Trail

Download our trail for the National War Museum and step into the shoes of First World War recruits arriving at Edinburgh Castle when you visit.

Illustration of Edinburgh Castle.

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Starting with the Esplanade and finishing at the Scottish National War memorial, discover what it might have been like to be a recruit at Edinburgh Castle.

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