We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The RSGS Fair Maid's House Visitor and Education Centre is a geographical delight housed in the oldest secular building in Perth. Visitors can watch the planet from space in the Earth Room, see the continents evolve and learn about the hottest and...more
Fair maid's house is part of the Royal Scottish Geographical society and what a amazing place it is. There are hundred upon hundreds of maps detailing all sorts of locations.
On top of this there are rooms dedicated to explorers and a earth room. this...More
This is a wonderful place to visit if you enjoy all things geography-related! The building is beautiful with a strong sense of Scottish history about it, but the rooms have been filled with a comfortable, warm and modern decor. The exhibitions are incredibly informative considering...More
Lovely old building with lots of material to learn about the geology and geography of our planet. Best bit is the The Explorers’ Room and Map Room upstairs where you can step back in time, relax and explore the interesting collection.
In historic Perth there is a fantastic centre which has some brilliant features. Not only is there the most glorious reconstructed library room there are a multitude of treasures dotted throughout the exhibitions and an incredible collection of historic maps. Well worth a visit -...More
Every room is unique and designed with great attention to detail. Learn about Scotlands geology, browse through the map collection or just curl up with a book in the cosy library.
In Fair Maid's House Visitor and Education Center there's something to explore for everyone.
This place is really worth visiting. It has several rooms with many interesting things to see and discover. Every time you get into a new room you get amazed by all the well designed things they have there.
If you want to know more about...More
Went there with friends, looks like a very old but beautiful building from outside but very modern and full of stuff to discover inside. I really like the library they have where you can explore interesting things from all over the world and tells stories...More
Located in an old building in Perth - this hidden gem has a lot of interesting facts and history about geography. The rooms are cosy with newer technology that especially kids probably would have a lot of fun with, and nice wall plaques that engages...More
Well worth a visit if you are in Perth. Old historic building (2nd oldest in Perth) with links to Walter Scott. Primarily visited due to Geographic interest with the building now occupied by the Royal Scottish Geographical Society now residing there. Lots of interactive toys,...More