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AK Bell Library

Door open days

14 September 2019 (tours at 10:00 and 11:30)

Perth & Kinross

The flagship library for Perth and Kinross, AK Bell Library opened in 1994 in a considerately extended 1838 infirmary building.

Our guided tours will get you behind the scenes to see what historic and artistic treasures are held in our special collections and the Council Archive.


Key Information

Architect: William Mackenzie

Building Date: 1836

Guided tours only, starting at 10:00 and 11:30 (duration 75 mins). Booking essential: via Eventbrite (live from 26th August; limited spaces)

Can be reached by bike and public transport (travel info:

Baby changing facilities available.

Hosted by Culture Perth and Kinross.

Where to find us

  • 2-8 York Place
  • Perth
  • PH2 8EP