Castle Menzies, a 16th century tower house which now houses the Menzies Clan Museum, near Aberfeldy
The Perth Museum and Art Gallery - one of the oldest in the UK - in the city centre of Perth
Stanley Mills - an 18th Century water mill complex on the River Tay at Stanley
Learn about the rich and compelling history of Perthshire on a visit to its excellent museums which reveal what life was once like in this beautiful part of Scotland. Discover what it was like to serve in Scotland’s most elite military regiment, gaze upon ancient carved Pictish stones and explore the fascinating collections of one of the oldest museums in Britain.
Despite being Scotland’s newest city, Perth boasts a colourful past which stretches back centuries. Learn more about it along with the history of the surrounding region at Perth Museum and Art Gallery which contains more than half a million objects relating to the social, natural and artistic heritage of Perthshire. See everything from exquisite artworks by the Old Masters to prehistoric relics and even a replica of the largest salmon ever caught in the Tay.
Some of the region’s other unique museums include the Black Watch Castle & Museum. Housed inside Balhousie Castle, the museum is dedicated to the history of the British Army’s most illustrious military regiment which is almost 300 years old.