Alyth Museum

Alyth Museum is currently closed for the winter. The Museum will reopen in 2024.

How do stories get passed on by generations and shape who we are, and how can we create new stories for our future?

Alyth Museum, home of the Cateran Ecomuseum Hub looks at the importance of storytelling across generations and between cultures.

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Alyth is a small town in rural Perthshire overlooking the countryside of Strathmore. This is an area rich in farming, which is an inspiration and resource for the museum collection.

As well as discovering folktales, myths and legends that are found throughout the Cateran Ecomuseum area, visitors to the museum will be able to listen to stories and watch films before sharing their own stories in the exhibition’s Imaginarium.

Enjoy a wealth of pictures and objects reflecting life as it was in and around Alyth.


There is free on-street parking.


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

Latest News

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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.

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Culture Perth and Kinross secures funding to develop new for new digital development

Culture Perth and Kinross has secured funding from Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) to introduce innovative and interactive digital engagement opportunities using accessible and fun online platforms.

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Gillian Findlay joins Culture Perth and Kinross to head up museums and galleries

Gillian Findlay has been announced as the new Head of Museums and Collections for Culture Perth and Kinross, which runs the region’s museums and galleries.