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Perth Museum and Art Gallery

78 George Street, Perth, Scotland
+44 1738 632488
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Perth Museum

This is an interesting museum which houses the Monarch of the Glen. The museum seems to be popular... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
noorcaughley
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Monarchs of the Glen.......worth seeing ..........a stunning picture

Went to see the Monarch of the Glen by Sir Edwin Landseer,it's a stunning picture,much better than... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Heather W
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an interesting museum which houses the Monarch of the Glen. The museum seems to be popular with school children who were being supervised by their teachers. There are many well documented comprehensive displays to look at. Entrance is free!

Thank noorcaughley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to see the Monarch of the Glen by Sir Edwin Landseer,it's a stunning picture,much better than any card or reproduction of this picture. It's been on show for a few weeks now. The gallery has other famous paintings in too ,so get yourself along...More

Thank Heather W
Reviewed 26 November 2017

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 17 November 2017

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 16 November 2017

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 7 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
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SANDYL039
9 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.
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