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‌What's On

This is a selection of upcoming exhibitions, activities and events at MUSA's venues. For a full list of events please visit http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/museum/events/ 

Booking information

All events and exhibitions are free but some must be booked. To book please email museumlearning@st-andrews.ac.uk or call 01334 46 1660.

If you would benefit from an audio description before or during an event please let us know at the time of booking.

 

Exhibitions

Victorian Visions: Discovery and Restoration in St Andrews

Until 17 September 2017
 
Journey through the streets of Victorian St Andrews for MUSA's newest exhibition.  Discover the restorations that have been carried out on the famous Old Course and the University buildings.  Marvel at the archaeological wonders found in the Cathedral ruins and see the sights of the town through the eyes of its first photographers. Victorian Visions provides fascinating insights into the development of St Andrews during the 19th century.
  

Family Programme

Baby MUSA Time

First Friday of the month, 10:15am-11:15am
 
Held every month, Baby MUSA Time allows your little one to discover some of the fantastic things found in museums through stories, songs, art and messy play. This drop-in activity is for pre-school children and whoever looks after them. The MUSA Learning Loft provides a place to relax, park your buggy and enjoy time with your children.

Friday 2nd June            Under the sea

 

Out of the Box

Pop into MUSA and try a new ‘Out of the Box’ challenge each month. Follow a mystery trail, make a magical mask or check out your birth sign in the Chinese calendar. These self-led activities take place in the galleries or the Learning Loft most Sundays and are fun for all the family! Please ask at Reception to get started on your learning journey. Free, drop in, no booking required.
 
May            Barmy Botany
June           Awesome Archers
 
 

Birdspotting Walk

Saturday 3rd June, 2pm-4pm (All ages)
 
Bring your binoculars or borrow a pair from MUSA to discover which feathered friends can be seen in St Andrews. Ranger Tony Wilson will take you for a short walk along the seashore and help you spot and identify birds on the way. This walk begins and ends at MUSA and is suitable for all ages. Children should be accompanied by an adult. Free, but booking essential.
 

Leaf Printing

Saturday 17th June, 2pm-2:45pm (3-6 years) & 3pm-4pm (7-12 years)
 
Do you know your beech from your birch or your chestnut from your cherry? Test your knowledge of trees and discover the magic of printing with leaves in this simple hands-on workshop. Held at MUSA. Free, but booking essential.
 
 
And much more. Download the programme (PDF, 4,948 KB) for full details.
 

Adult Programme  

MUSA Highlights Tour

MUSA
Saturday 20th May, 2pm-2:30pm
 
See the highlights of MUSA, explore the animal kingdom at the Bell Pettigrew Museum or go behind-the scenes at the MUSA Collection Centre on our new series of short tours led by museum staff and volunteers. Free, but advance booking advised.
 

Birdspotting Walk

Saturday 3rd June, 2pm-4pm (All ages)
 
Bring your binoculars or borrow a pair from MUSA to discover which feathered friends can be seen in St Andrews. Ranger Tony Wilson will take you for a short walk along the seashore and help you spot and identify birds on the way. This walk begins and ends at MUSA and is suitable for all ages. Children should be accompanied by an adult. Free, but booking essential.
 
  
And much more. Download the programme (PDF, 4,948 KB) for full details.