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Local History - well curated

This museum is in an old Victorian building and has three floors. The entrance to the museum... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hamilton, Canada
Well done period exhibits

The Perth Museum is based in a period house owned by Matheson, one of the major figures in Perth’s... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
London, United Kingdom
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11 Gore St E | K7h 1h5, Perth, Ontario K7H 1H4, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is in an old Victorian building and has three floors. The entrance to the museum doubles as a tourist bureau. The first couple of floors are rooms that have been furnished to period times (19th Century) and the top floor contains exhibits that...More

Thank trainfan2000
Reviewed 10 September 2018

The Perth Museum is based in a period house owned by Matheson, one of the major figures in Perth’s history, and every effort has been made to be as historically accurate as possible. 5e original objects are identified, but it all looks authentic, relating a...More

Thank Maytrea
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Of particular interest in the Perth Museum (free but donations accepted), was an interesting collection of minerals and some gems/jewellery found on the 3rd floor of the Museum, tucked away in the far corner (almost missed it). The entrance to the museum is actually through...More

Thank Globetrottter333
Reviewed 4 February 2018

The staff is helpful and the museum well-crafted for a tour of local history. They have done a fine job curating the exhibits and the museum is not so large that you feel overwhelmed.

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Went there thinking its a normal museum but found a room full of interesting items belonging to a WW1 veteran. The letters and notes written by the veteran give you a personal insight of what he saw and experienced. Before we knew it, we were...More

Thank Paul111967
Reviewed 14 October 2017

The beautifully preserved house at the front and the exhibit space at the back combine to provide a great amount of information about early days in the Perth area -- and the admission is free.

Thank Dean S
Reviewed 16 April 2017

A great little museum full of information. A must see if it is your first visit to Perth. Just the right size without brain overload. An awful lot of history in Perth. A great place to consider to move to. Very Quaint with lots to...More

Thank alexandermayk
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Staff are friendly, well informed and interested in helping you. We didn't stay long, but clearly the work of many dedicated individuals, especially on the 3rd floor with items that illustrate Perth and Lanark County history - geology samples are well documented. Do pick up...More

Thank Rabbit180
Reviewed 7 August 2016

I am a geologist and paleontologist who has literally traveled the world looking at natural history exhibits. Therefore, I was quite pleasantly surprised that there was a geological exhibit literally hidden away on the top floor of this historical museum. It was a bright, well-light,...More

1  Thank mpendrill
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Few floors of really interesting history of the area. Worth the visit with the family. Small gift shop and courtyard are nice too.

Thank Merissa S
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