Perth Museum

Perth Museum opened its doors on Saturday 30 March 2024 after a £27 million redevelopment project. This world-class cultural and heritage attraction highlights the fascinating objects and stories that put Perth and Kinross at the centre of Scotland’s story.

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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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Perth Museum reveals new staff team ahead of opening, bolstering local employment

Perth Museum has today unveiled its new staff team who will welcome visitors when it opens at the end of March.

Culture Perth & Kinross - A regal silver unicorn features atop the 19th century ceremonial rod or wand, part of the regalia of the Usher of the White Rod reproduced by Permission of the Trustees and Factor and Commissioner of the Walker Trust. Photography by National Museums Scotland

The first major UK exhibition on the unicorn, Scotland’s ancient symbol, is announced as Perth Museum’s opening exhibition this Easter

Today, Perth Museum announces that Unicorn will be the first exhibition when the doors of the new museum open to the public on Saturday 30th March 2024, Easter Weekend.

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Jacobite treasures will go on public display for the very first time at Easter Weekend 2024

The new Perth Museum will open to the public at Easter Weekend, in March 2024.

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Artists breathe new life into refreshed Perth Art Gallery

Culture Perth and Kinross have announced the artists commissioned to deliver two public art projects at Perth Art Gallery after a competitive tender process.

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New year, new gallery; much loved Perth institution to have a refresh

Culture Perth and Kinross have announced the current Perth Museum and Art Gallery will be transformed into Perth Art Gallery in 2023.

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Museum partnership project stitched together by local community groups

A new display at Perth Museum and Art Gallery is set to open this week, telling the story of Pullars of Perth through community voices.

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Record breaking salmon to take centre stage in a new display

Perth Museum and Art Gallery is set to launch a new display this autumn, celebrating the 100th anniversary of Miss Georgina Ballantine catching the biggest ever rod-caught salmon in Britain.

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Perth Museum & Art Gallery reveals a lost way of life in new exhibition

A new rural life exhibition opening this Autumn will explore the history of a former Perthshire village that finally disappeared 50 years ago this year.   A Lost Community: Muirton of Ardblair explores a traditional way of rural life that has all but disappeared in Scotland and features rare photographic prints from 1893.   The once thriving […]

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Perth Museum explores 100 years of local nightlife with new exhibition

Ahead of the Mod descending on Perth, the new immersive, community-focused exhibition opening this Autumn at Perth Museum and Art Gallery will ask the question, “Are you going to the dancing?” Are You Going to the Dancing?