Perth & Area Museums.
Perth Museums.
A few Museums in and around Perth. If there is something in error, or something you think we should include, please e-mail us with the information. Thank you.

Perth Museum

The museum features a full calendar of changing exhibitions in the main gallery while the third floor gallery tells the story of Perth’s colourful past, featuring the pistols from the “Last Fatal Duel” in 1833; the story of the Mammoth Cheese that won first prize at the Chicago World’s Fair in 1893 and much more. There is something of interest to everyone in this gallery.
Hall of Remembrance Military Museum

To visit the Hall of Remembrance at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 244 is to feel a growing sense of pride in the courage and dedication of earlier generations of Canadians – and particularly Perth residents – who fought and died in the wars of the 20th century.



Lanark and District Museum

Whether you are looking for fun & adventure or research and education, the Lanark County Museums Network offers a diverse commuinity of museums to discover. Each location showcases changing exhibits and programs that promise excitement for all ages. Come and see it all for yourself, in beautiful Lanark County!
Railway Museum (Smiths Falls)

These oral histories give us insight into railway life by those who have been affected by the railway industry in Smiths Falls. Twelve interviews with railway workers and long-time residents are featured. Three albums are featured which highlight the men who worked on the railway, the building of the two railway stations and a tribute to the preservation of railway history in Smiths Falls. We encourage you to take a virtual tour through history with this exhibit documenting the Social History of the Railway in Smiths Falls.
Heritage House Museum (Smiths Falls)

A visit to Heritage House includes a tour of 8 period rooms furnished to depict the lifestyle of the times. The Museum’s unique mirror-image facades, indoor brick bake oven and two-story privy preserve an atmosphere of the past in the once derelict house.
Rideau Canal Museum

The Rideau Canal Visitor Centre is the flagship interpretation centre for the historic Rideau Canal system - a National Historic Site of Canada, a designated Canadian Heritage River, and a UNESCO World Heritage destination. Inside, exhibits bring to life the history of the canal – its construction from 1826-1831, its role throughout history, as well as the distinct lifestyle associated with the Rideau Waterway.
Chaffeys Lockmaster's House Museum

The Chaffey's Lock and Area Heritage Society was formed in 1980 to oversee the development of the Lockmaster's House Museum and to preserve the heritage of the village and surrounding area.
Carleton Place Victoria School Museum

The first project of the Carleton Place and District Horticultural Society when it formed in 1988 was the transformation of the hard-packed cinder playground into this lovely oasis on the North side of town. The garden is designed, planted and maintained by the Horticultural Society members who donate plants from their own gardens along with their time and gardening talents. Take a few moments to relax on the bench under the vine-covered trellis and view the original Carleton Place horse watering trough, now a delightful planter. Then wander through the 20th Anniversary Celebration arbour and hedge to visit the Community Gardens Project and the garden shed decorated by local youth.
Delta - Old Stone Mill

The Old Stone Mill in Delta Ontario is a National Historic Site showcasing milling technology and 1800s industrial heritage. The mill was built in 1810 and is one of the finest examples of early industrial architecture in the region.
Mississippi Valley Textile Museum (Almonte)

The Mississippi Valley Textile Museum (MVTM) is located in the annex of the former Rosamond Woolen Company in Almonte, Ontario. Constructed in 1867 this National Historic Site of Canada now features a blend of the old and new, all related to the history of the Mississippi Valley and the textile industry.
Manotick/Watson’s Mill

Watson’s Mill is a unique 1860’s grist and flour mill located in Manotick, on the shores of the Rideau River. A working industrial heritage site in greater Ottawa, it has a remarkable history linked to local politics, the building of a country, and a tragic love story. The WMMI mandate is to preserve Watson’s Mill as a working historic grist and flour mill, and a social, cultural and educational focal point for the community and visitors.
Middleville Museum

Step into the past and explore pioneer history at our informative country museum located in the village of Middleville. Set in an 1861 two-story stone school, the pioneer spirit shines from every corner of this unique museum. Treasures from days past are waiting to be discovered.
North Lanark Regional Museum (Appleton)

The large collection of artifacts ranges from true antiques to familiar collectables, mostly with local connections. Documents and records round off the collection, which is devoted to stimulating an interest in the history of North Lanark. The Museum also features Rotating Exhibits in the main room, and Archival and Research material, including a large photo collection and original copies of the Almonte Gazette, for those studying regional history and genealogy.


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