The Museum of the University of St Andrews (MUSA)

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MUSA tells the story of the history of the University of St Andrews. On display you can see highlights from the University's collection of over 112,000 artefacts. The museum has four galleries and a Viewing Terrace with panoramic views over St Andrews Bay.

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Opening hours

Summer (1 April - 31 October)
Monday to Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 12pm-4pm

Winter (1November - 31 March)
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 12pm-4pm

Admission charges

Free admission

Collection details

Science and Technology

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

Enduring Gifts: 600 Years of Philanthropy in St Andrews

  • 17 March — 30 June 2018 *on now

Since its foundation in 1413, the
University of St Andrews has benefited
greatly from public generosity. Enduring
Gifts: 600 Years of Philanthropy in
St Andrews explores a range of donations
and the motivations behind them,
revealing how these charitable acts
have shaped the University's existence.
Come and discover some of the most
influential personalities and fascinating
objects which have made the University
of St Andrews what it is today

Suitable for

  • Any age


Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Young Archaeologists: Curious Clothing

  • 30 June 2018 2-3pm

Have you got the curiosity and the patience
to piece together evidence from the
past? Then join us for this month’s Young
Archaeologists workshop where we’ll be
finding out what our ancestors looked like
– from clothes and jewellery to armour and
make-up, you won’t believe some of the
freaky fashions! Held at MUSA, free, but
booking essential.

Suitable for

  • 7-10
  • 11-13


The Museum of the University of St Andrews (MUSA)
7a The Scores
St Andrews
KY16 9AR




01334 461660

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