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Alyth Museum overlooks the countryside of Strathmore, an area rich in farming which is an inspiration and resource for the displays you will find here. Enjoy a wealth of pictures and objects reflecting life as it was, in and around Alyth.
Black Watch Castle & Museum, The
Balhousie Castle, Hay Street
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The Black Watch Museum is housed in the dramatic and historic Balhousie Castle. The castle is set in its own beautiful gardens and grounds.
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Discover Blair Castle and go on a journey into the fascinating past of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl. Unique amongst Scottish castles, the story told here will take you from a visit by Mary Queen of Scots to the Civil War, and from the Jacobite cause to the disaster of Culloden following Bonnie Prince Charlie's own stay in the castle. You'll hear how the lucky inheritance of a smuggler-infested island helped turn the castle into a comfortable home, and learn how Queen Victoria's famous stay led to the creation of Europe's only private army, the Atholl Highlanders.
Clan Donnachaidh Museum
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Clan Donnachaidh Museum is dedicated to the clan which bears its name. The name Donnachaidh means 'children of Duncan'.
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Founded in 1943 the Dunblane Museum is situated right at the heart of the Cathedral City of Dunblane. Few museums can boast that the building in which they are housed is a museum piece itself. Dunblane Museum houses a collection of artefacts, paintings, prints and photographs about the cathedral and Dunblane, and it has one of the largest collections of Communion tokens.
Dunkeld Cathedral Chapter House Museum
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The Cathedral Chapter House was built in 1457, and served as a sacristy and meeting place for 100 years. After the Reformation, when the Dukes of Atholl became responsible for the upkeep of the church they used the Chapter House as their Mausoleum and it still contains some magnificent monuments and memorials.
Hamilton Toy Collection, The
11 Main Street
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A celebration of toys from the last hundred years. Open from March until the end of October.
Museum of Abernethy
Mornington Stables, School Wynd
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The building, which stands within the lands of the old Culdees monastery, dates from the 18th century. Find out about our Round Tower, mythically built by the Picts. Find out the truth about Abernethy biscuits. Discover more about the local 3000 year old logboat.
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Amongst the many fascinating exhibits, have a look downstairs at the wooden brose bowl and horn spoon which was given to the twelve year old William Ross by his parents in 1869 when he left home to work on a farm. Close by is another ubiquitous cooking utensil of the times; a porridge spirtle which has very obviously seen a lifetime of stirring the old national dish.
Perth Museum & Art Gallery
78 George Street
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We are one of the oldest museums in the UK, with more than half a million objects in our large, varied collections.
Scottish Crannog Centre, The
Kenmore, Loch Tay
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A crannog is a type of ancient loch-dwelling found throughout Scotland and Ireland dating from 5,000 years ago. Many crannogs were built out in the water as defensive homesteads and represented symbols of power and wealth. The Scottish Crannog Centre features a unique reconstruction of an early Iron Age loch-dwelling.
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Enjoy our new hi-tech interactive visitor experience at the spectacular 18th-century water mill complex beside the River Tay. The visitor centre tells the stories of those who worked there and the products they made.