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Here's what people have been saying about the Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites exhibition.
"Amazing… Captivating… Great piece of storytelling."

Janice Forsyth Show, BBC Radio Scotland, 27 June 2017

"Fascinating exhibition."

Financial Times, 23 June 2017

"A richly complex telling of Scottish history."

The List, 5 July 2017

"Truly comprehensive, it is essential viewing for anyone who cares about Scotland’s history."

The Scotsman, 8 July

"More layered, complex and dramatic than any fictional imaginings."

Edinburgh Evening News, 12 July

"I highly recommend the Bonnie Prince Charlie exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland. So well done and interesting."

Graham McTavish, via Twitter, 14 July

"Not to be missed."

Mail on Sunday, 15 July

"The Jacobites exhibition @NtlMuseumsScot is utterly superb. Do not miss it. The story is fascinating, and the material relics are stunning."

Paul Laidlaw, via Twitter, 15 July

"Sumptuous... a dense and illuminating romp through this rich period of history."

Sunday Herald, 28 July

"Excellent exhibition."

Apollo, 9 September

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Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites

This exhibition explored the real story of Prince Charles Edward Stuart, better known as Bonnie Prince Charlie, and the rise and fall of the Jacobites.

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After Culloden, the Jacobite cause quickly became the subject of romantic nostalgia, expressed through poetry and song. Bonnie Prince Charlie's doomed challenge continues to fuel the imagination today, through fiction, film and television, and in particular through Diana Gabaldon's best-selling Outlander series.

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