National War Museum
Within the walls of Edinburgh Castle, the National War Museum tells the story of Scotland at war.
First World War
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 here.
School visits to the National War Museum
Step back in time with your pupils and discover the story of Scotland at war. Relive wartime experiences, from the front line to the Home Front, through personal mementoes and military equipment.
First World War centenary
Our First World War Centenary programme of exhibitions and events shares the Scottish memory of these world-changing events with national and international visitors.
Prisoners of war at East Kilbride
During and directly after the Second World War, the Reid family at Wester Kittochside, East Kilbride employed both Italian and German prisoners of war.