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RRS Discovery and Discovery Point at night

Museums & galleries in Scotland

Museums & Galleries

Logiealmond Estate is the perfect base for your Scottish holiday. There are many museums and galleries nearby where you can explore the region’s unique and diverse arts and culture.

PERTH ART GALLERY

Visit Perth Art Gallery to see artworks by influential modern Scottish artists such as Joan Eardley, Calum Colvin and Sir William MacTaggart. Modern Scots showcases the works of influential modern artist and the innovative ways they found inspiration from the past and Europe.

 

A New Perspective displays artworks from 16th to 17th century Europe. These artworks feature symbols that were used to convey coded messages about morality and how to live a ‘good’ life by the standards of the time. 

Perth Art Gallery
Visual of the new Perth Museum

PERTH MUSEUM

The new Perth Museum will open its doors in Spring 2024 after a £26.5 million redevelopment project. This world-class cultural and heritage attraction will highlight the fascinating objects and stories that put Perth and Kinross at the centre of Scotland’s story.

 

At its heart will sit the Stone of Destiny, also known as the Stone of Scone, one of Scotland and the UK’s most significant historical objects. Returning to Perthshire for the first time in over 700 years, the Stone will be the centrepiece of the new Museum and will be free for all to view.

BLACK WATCH MUSEUM

Explore the history of Scotland’s oldest Highland Regiment, The Black Watch, at The Black Watch Castle and Museum in Perth, a 5-star award-winning visitor attraction.

Immerse yourself in the extraordinary history of the Regiment from its formation in 1739. The Black Watch has played many pivotal roles in our military history. From its early years keeping “watch” over the highlands to the French Wars, Empire, the First and Second World Wars and more recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, the regiment has witnessed and contributed to many key moments in World history. 

Black Watch Museum through iron gates
The Scottish Crannog Centre at Loch Tay
CRANNOG CENTRE

The Scottish Crannog Centre is a living history museum situated on the banks of Loch Tay where you can experience life in the Iron Age. Walk in the footsteps of crannog dwellers and immerse yourself in village life with original artefacts, interactive demonstrations, cooking and ancient craft displays and musical performances.

Throughout your visit, you will find a team of passionate, knowledgeable and friendly interpreters to help transport you through your Iron Age adventure.

V&A DUNDEE

The first design museum in Scotland – and the first building in the United Kingdom designed by internationally acclaimed Japanese architect Kengo Kuma – V&A Dundee offers unique and memorable exhibitions showcasing the very best of design from around the world. Don’t miss the opportunity to see the highly acclaimed exhibition ‘Tartan’ which is open until 14 January 2024.

V&A Dundee with RRS Discovery in the background
RRS Discovery and Discovery Point at night
DISCOVERY POINT

Find Captain Scott’s RRS Discovery in a custom-built dock beside V&A Dundee. Built in Dundee and launched in 1901 her first mission was the British National Antarctic Expedition. This award-winning museum tells the story of Discovery’s voyages with personal items from the ship’s crew and artefacts from her scientific activities.

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