St Andrews Museum
St Andrews Museum is situated in a beautiful Victorian mansion within the grounds of Kinburn Park. Within the shop there is space for displaying a range of arts and crafts which we are happy to sell, on a commission basis, on behalf of the artist - please ask the staff for further information.
The museum is home to the 'Cafe in the Park' selling homemade food during Museum opening hours.
The long term display, St Andrews A-Z, is housed in the downstairs gallery. This tells the story of the history of St Andrews through star objects and images from the Museum's collections. The upstairs Kinburn Gallery features a programme of changing temporary exhibitions on a wide variety of topics.There is a programme of events and activities throughout the year.
April to September: 10:00 to 17:00 daily
October to March: 10:30 to 16:00 daily
Archaeology, Archives, Coins and Medals, Music, Personalities, Science and Technology, Social History, Weapons and War
Wheels to Wemyss
- 13 May 2016 5-9pm
Hop on a bus taking you from the St Andrews Museum to the historic Wemyss School of Needlework, situated in the Coaltown of Wemyss. Sewing enthusiasts will love this fantastic opportunity to enjoy some of the pieces not on display in the museum’s current exhibition, Sewing Independence: Revealing the Wemyss School of Needlework. An introductory talk, accompanied by tea and cake, will set the scene before you head of to experience the School itself first hand and be inspired it’s stories and collections.
It's a Crewel World
- 14 May 2016 11am-4pm
Join Louise Foster from the Wemyss School of Needlework for a fabulous beginner’s workshop in Crewelwork Embroidery, a style of free embroidery that was most popular in 17th century Britain and the same technique used to create to the Bayeux Tapestry. Be inspired by the textiles on display in our current exhibition, Sewing Independence, and then turn your hand to this traditional technique which is over a thousand years old. All materials will be provided so just bring your ideas!
St Andrews Museum