St. Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park

St. Andrews Museum is just around the corner from Yorkston Guest House. The impressive building was built as a private residence in 1855 and became the home of the St. Andrews Museum in 1991. The museum presents the varied history of St. Andrews. You will find that there is much more to St. Andrews than golf!

There is a delightful cafe in the museum, Kinburn also offers tennis courts, a bowling green and a putting green.

Admission to the museum is FREE



British Golf Museum

This unique Golf Museum is opposite the famous Royal and Ancient Clubhouse. Golf enthusiasts and non golfers will find this museum well worth a visit.

Diverse displays and exciting exhibits trace the origins of the game, in Britain and abroad, from the middle ages to the present day. In dictionary corner discover why a birdie is so called or what it means to play a "foozle", test your knowledge of the game in one of the many touchscreens, see memrobillia and view donations from Mark O’Meara, Jack Nicklaus, Seve Ballesteros, Nick Faldo, Sir Michael Bonallack and Laura Davie.

The newest gallery "The 18th Hole" features a costume dressing up wardrobe, wall mounted displays and a mini putting green allowing visitors the opportunity to use replica feathery, gutty or rubber-core balls alongside differnt types of putters!

For more information please visit the official British Golf Museum Website


St. Andrews Preservation Trust Museum

A quaint museum situated close to the Castle and Cathedral. The home of the museum is a 17th Century former fishermans house. The Museum contains a wealth of fascinating information and objects pertaining to the history of St Andrews and its people; Visit shops of days gone by and then walk through the historic town to see how they have changed!

Admison is FREE, but donations are welcomed



Gateway Galleries

The Gateway Galleries can be found in an impressive circular building occupying a prominent position at the entrance of St. Andrews. The building is owned by the University of St. Andrews and here you can discover the tresures of Scotlands Oldest University. This also features exhibitions which change frequently.

Admission is Free and there is a Brasserie offering unique views!