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Perth Museum and Art Gallery

78 George Street, Perth, Scotland
+44 1738 632488
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Great for children

Our 3 year old daughter loves this place and visits at least once a week. Good all year round, with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great insight into local area

This small museum provides a helpful overview of local flora, fauna, history and culture in one... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fareham, United Kingdom
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Culture is at the very heart of Perth and Kinross. Artists, writers and musicians across the ages have found their inspiration here by the River Tay. Perth Museum and Art Gallery houses one of the oldest museum collections in the UK. Our changing exhibition programme explores the heritage and creativity of Perthshire - with a unique selection of art, natural history and archaeology on display to bring these stories to life. The venue also hosts contemporary touring exhibitions. A warm welcome is extended to all, with free activities in the galleries and an annual programme of events to support the exhibitions. The museum offers disabled access, parking nearby and a gift shop. We are open Monday - Saturday 10 am- 5 pm with Sunday opening April - October 10 am- 5 pm Admission is FREE.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good54%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brick city” (6 reviews)
“free entry” (10 reviews)
“local history” (11 reviews)
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78 George Street, Perth, Scotland
+44 1738 632488
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our 3 year old daughter loves this place and visits at least once a week. Good all year round, with new exhibits from time to time

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This small museum provides a helpful overview of local flora, fauna, history and culture in one venue. Includes paintings by old masters. Great for a cold afternoon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A good free museum with plenty of interesting exhibits. Due to close in 2018 for a 3 year refurb. Good for a respite from the rain for an hour or so.

Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

What a fab free museum! The exhibitions were really interesting and I learnt a lot of perths history. The children's area was well stocked and the kids loved the microscope! We took away with us some of the cut and stock paper models which they've...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017

I revisit Perth occaisionally (I now live in mid Wales) and will pop into the museum to see what has changed. I am never disappointed as there are usually new and interesting exhibits to see. If you want to find out about the local area...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017

In a very small space, this museum provides an extraordinary amount of information about the background to Perth as we see it today and also to its geological and natural history from much further back.Two temporary exhibits were excellent - the 3,000 year old log...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017

The museum is free and has a small exhibit of the regions history and natural science. There are great displays that include the second oldest boat in Europe, environmental characteristics, games for kids and you can see the curator sort through their costume collection on...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017

Seemed like alot of the 'displays' were interactive for kids. ie. Lift the flap to learn more. I would have loved to see more authentic artifacts instead of replicas.

Reviewed 26 April 2017

we happened to be there for the brick city event, which was brilliant, everything made of lego, still on till 7th may, must see if your kids are mad for lego and adults too, you also get to play with the lego which is in...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Good, cheap place to spend a couple hours with the kids and is educational for all ages. Kids particularly enjoy the wildlife /taxidermy section which has some interactive scenes.

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Questions & Answers
10 March 2017
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Response from Christine A | Reviewed this property
As before, free entry, but all museums and art galleries have costs involved, so if you appreciate the displays, please give a donation.