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Perth Museum and Art Gallery

78 George Street, Perth, Scotland
+44 1738 632488
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A day in Perth

The Perth Museum and Art Gallery is well worth a visit. Free entry with enough of interest to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Linda P
Braintree, United Kingdom
Interesting and varied collection

This museum isn't a huge place but I really enjoyed visiting. There was an excellent temporary... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 6 days ago

The Perth Museum and Art Gallery is well worth a visit. Free entry with enough of interest to occupy a couple of hours. Loved the Louise Bourgeois sculpture in the temporary exhibition space. Wasn't expecting that!

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum isn't a huge place but I really enjoyed visiting. There was an excellent temporary exhibition of installation art by Louise Bourgeois, which was thought-provoking and well explained, and a fascinating display of the history of the theatre in Perth. More traditional galleries included...More

Thank Dohfar
Reviewed 1 week ago

All the times we have been to Perth we had never seen the museum but came across it by chance on our last visit. Free admission and a lot of good exhibits, well worth a look round

Thank Jean P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

small Museum and Art Gallery, some of the exibits were interesting however the new exibit with the spider was totally lost on me, worth a visit yes but only if you are in the area.

Thank youngranda
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The museum is free and takes less than an hour to walk around. The museum is interesting and I think children will find it very interesting. There was some strange art which I must admit was lost on me but the rest I enjoyed. Worth...More

Thank Janine M
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Stunning layout and really captures her work. An asset to the city. Scotland is blessed with Museums and Galleries with Free entry.

Thank Sean E
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I studied painting in New York City and was so pleasantly surprised by this museum my mother visited every summer growing up. There was a special exhibit on something to do with the River Tay and all the artifacts that were gathered from the river...More

Thank nooralfayez
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Ideal place to visit on a wet Thursday in August. Friendly staff, lots of interesting facts. A good place to wander, activities for children.

Thank Christine A
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This museum has outstanding displays of the history of Perth and the surrounding area. The centrepiece when we visited was an impressive 3000-year-old boat from Carpow. The displays of geology and local widlife are very informative and well-presented.

Thank mrcox21
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Visited here with my 6 year old daughter she loves coming here looking at all the different things and different things to do. Will be back

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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.