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Perth Museum and Art Gallery

78 George Street, Perth, Scotland
+44 1738 632488
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Vist to see the Morarch of the Glen

I went on a special trip to see the famous Monarch of the Glen painting. It is absolutely... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Allen W
Perth, United Kingdom
Museum for the family

The first time that have visited the museum and have stayed in Perthshire for over ten... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alan D
Perth, 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.
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78 George Street, Perth, Scotland
+44 1738 632488
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went on a special trip to see the famous Monarch of the Glen painting. It is absolutely magnificent - you must go and see it!

Thank Allen W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first time that have visited the museum and have stayed in Perthshire for over ten years. There is something for all ages GrandChildren to Grandparents. At present there is an exhibition of Louise Bourgeois in the Art Room. From 25th November Exhibition "Monarch of...More

Thank Alan D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best pictures were the Charles Mackie landscapes. Not sure about the Louise Bourgeious sculptures.Excellent room on scottish Geology. i look forward to visiting again after the renovation in 2021.

Thank Trevor D
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I recently visited the Perth museum with friends. We decided to go out of the blue and I was pleasantly surprised that it was free!lovely place,well kept and organised,lots of paintings and sculptures. It is worth your trouble visiting it!

Thank Lilia-Aigli
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Visited on a whim, the museum was informative and well-laid out, I plan to return. It tells the story of Perth through the ages, which I enjoyed and the paintings and busts were impressive also. If there are any exhibits of interest to me and...More

Thank Lauren N
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

The museum is top class and takes you back in time to the early days of Perth. A lovely day out for all ages.

Thank Janet B
Reviewed 2 November 2017

My mum and I visited the museum on a cold rainy October and were pleasantly surprised. It was lovely to see parents teaching their young children about the animals. The art display was very good. Toilets very clean and plenty of wheelchair turning space. Would...More

Thank DanR79
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

From history to nature to art, this museum/gallery covers it all. I quite enjoyed the section that gave an overview of the history of the city of Perth. There is a short (10 minutes) video presentation that was very informative, especially for someone who wants...More

Thank backpacker31
Reviewed 27 October 2017

So glad this museum was open on Sunday afternoon as thought we were going to miss seeing it ( closed on Mondays). The building is just lovely and the artefacts an interesting and eclectic mix. The exhibition on natural history was very interesting and well...More

Thank Ilovetravel1967
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Really enjoyed the exhibits at the museum.also the albums that they had which showed so much.Staff there very helpful. The present exhibit artist Louise B. intriguing. Look forward to visiting again.

Thank Teresa N
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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.