The castle opens daily at 9.30am. Closing time varies seasonally. Winter and summer hours are detailed below:
|Summer||Closing Time||Last entry|
|1 Apr - 30 Sept||6pm||5.15pm|
|Winter||Closing Time||Last entry|
|1 Oct - 31 Mar||5pm||4.15pm|
Please note: The Chapel Royal will close at the earlier time of 3pm on Wednesday 30 January 2019 for an event.
Closing times for independent museums vary.
The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Museum is now closed to the public until Summer 2019. More details about their heritage Lottery Funded project can be found on their website.
We recommend you allow at least 2 hours to see all the castle highlights and to get the most out of your visit.
Christmas and New Year
The castle is closed on 25 and 26 December. On 1 January we are open from 11am to 5pm and normal hours from 2 January.