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St Salvator's Mace

St Salvator's Mace

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Archery medal

Silver Archery medals

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Opie painting - Death of Archbishop Sharpe

The Murder of Archbishop Sharpe by John Opie

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The great astrolabe

The Great Astrolabe

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Nansons flag

Norwegian Flag owned by Fridtjof Nansen

On display in the One World exhibition.


The Museum of the University of St Andrews (MUSA) displays to the public some of the treasures from the University's collection of over 115,000 artefacts.

The museum has four galleries, a 'Learning Loft' and a viewing terrace with panoramic views over St Andrews Bay.

Cabinet of curiosities


What is there to do?

MUSA building

Hiring MUSA

Hiring MUSA for events

Carnegie portrait


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Information for schools

Information for Tour Groups

Tour Groups

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MUSA on the Move!

MUSA Extension Project

Opening times

1st April - 30 June 2018

Monday - Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 12 noon - 4pm

Admission free of charge

Visitor information »

From 1 July 2018 MUSA will be closed for refurbishment until Autumn 2019 for more information click here

What's on

Still Alice: Film and Talk,  Thursday 17th May, 10:30 am **HELD AT THE BYRE THEATRE**,  Staff from MUSA will be at the Byre Theatre following the screening  to provide an insight into how museum objects and resources can be helpful to people with Dementia and their families/carers.

Ever to Excel: Join us for an afternoon of discovery to celebrate the Festival of Museums, Saturday 19th May, 2pm-4pm, free, drop-in, no booking required.

Out of the Box: Eco-MAYnia, All Ages, 1 -3 pm drop in self led activity

Museum of the University of St Andrews, 7a The Scores, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9AR

T: 01334 46 1660