Perth Museum - Historic Places Days

Perth Museum

Perth, Ontario
House Museum/Homestead
11 Gore St E, Perth, ON, Canada
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12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
(613) 267-1947

Leave the 21st century behind as you enter the world of the 1840s at the elegant Matheson House, home of the award-winning Perth Museum. This popular tourist attraction, located downtown at 11 Gore Street East, is a National Historic Site.

The stone dwelling was built in 1840 for the Honourable Roderick Matheson, wealthy merchant and a senator in Canada’s first parliament after Confederation. The four period rooms – parlour, dining room, drawing room and a warm and welcoming kitchen – have been carefully restored and furnished to reflect the lifestyle of the Matheson family who owned the house for 90 years.

Take a Walking Tour of beautiful downtown Perth using the Driftscape App


  • Family-Friendly
  • Guided Tour
  • National Historic Site
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair Access


11 Gore St E, Perth, ON, Canada
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