Alyth Museum

Alyth Museum is open from May to September and is the home of the Cateran Ecomuseum Hub.

This summer, come and discover The Farming Fit for the Future exhibition which features interviews with a number of east Perthshire and west Angus based farmers and food producers who are adapting their agricultural and food growing practices in response to the climate, biodiversity and economic crises.

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About

Alyth is a small town in rural Perthshire overlooking the countryside of Strathmore. This is an area rich in farming, which is both an inspiration and resource for the Cateran Ecomuseum and its latest exhibition, Farming Fit for the Future, adapting agriculture in a changing world.

The content in the Cateran Ecomuseum hub aims to reconnect people to heritage and traditions that are hidden or at risk, demonstrating their practical relevance for more regenerative ways of living and highlighting the importance of community resilience.

Enjoy a wealth of pictures and objects reflecting life as it was and is in and around Alyth and the wider Cateran Ecomuseum area.

Parking

There is free on-street parking.

Accessibility

There is a seated stair lift to upper floor of the museum.

Latest News

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Thought-provoking new exhibition from the Cateran Ecomuseum launched at Alyth Museum

A thought-provoking new exhibition from the Cateran Ecomuseum launches this week at Alyth Museum, which re-opens for the summer season on 9th May 2024.  ‘Farming Fit for the Future’ explores farming and food production in the region and invites visitors to explore how agriculture is adapting to climate breakdown and biodiversity loss.

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19 Heritage Organisations Become Museum Transformers

Museums Galleries Scotland is delighted that 19 heritage organisations from across Scotland, including Culture Perth & Kinross, will join them on the Museum Transformers programme.

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New partnership sees Alyth Museum go green this summer

This summer, Alyth Museum has relaunched as the new physical hub for the Cateran Ecomuseum, a “Museum Without Walls” which encourages visitors to explore the beautiful Cateran country that stretches across the border between Perth and Kinross and Angus and includes the famous Cateran Trail.

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Culture Perth and Kinross Libraries secure Scottish Government Public Library Improvement Funding

Culture Perth and Kinross are delighted to announce they have received £14,800 from the Scottish Government Public Library Improvement Fund (PLIF) administered by the Scottish Library and Information Council (SLIC).

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Grant awarded to new ‘green museum’ experience in Alyth

Culture Perth and Kinross has secured funding from Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) to develop a new ‘green museum’ experience, which will also act as an orientation base for the Cateran Ecomuseum in Alyth Museum.

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All Aboard! New railway exhibition to open at Perth Museum

Perth Museum and Art Gallery is kicking off the summer holidays in style with a brand new exhibition celebrating the railways of Perth and Kinross and the heyday of rail travel.

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Call out for memories about lost railways for upcoming exhibition

Perth Theatre is working with Culture Perth and Kinross to collect memories about Perth and Kinross’s old railway lines to form the heart of the exhibition All Aboard – the Railways of Perth and Kinross.

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The MyMuseum Project – Digital Engagement and Online Portal Development

Culture Perth and Kinross is seeking to appoint software developers/digital interpretation specialists to develop the MyMuseum Project.

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Beloved City Museum is Good to Go!

Perth Museum and Art Gallery is reopening its doors and welcoming back visitors on Saturday 1 August.

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What’s On Winter

We have just launched our Winter 2019 events program for Culture Perth and Kinross.