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Family Programme

‌Booking events

All events are free but some must be booked. To book an event email museumlearning@st-andrews.ac.uk or call 01334 46 1660. Please include an emergency contact number with your booking.

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

 

Baby MUSA Time

MUSA
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: Barmy Botany

MUSA
Each Sunday in May, 1pm-3pm (All ages)
 
Discover which plants and flowers end up as medicines, food and drink, then invent some revolting recipes of your own this month at MUSA!
 

Victorian Fayre

Town Hall
Saturday 20th May, 12pm-4pm
 
Celebrate the start of summer with a traditional Victorian Fayre.  Enjoy live drama and music, food, Victorian arts and crafts, dressing up and Victorian children's games at this free event for all the family.  Drop-in, no booking required.  Part of Festival of Museums 2017.
 

Birdspotting Walk

MUSA
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.
 

Super Sock Puppets

Bell Pettigrew Museum of Natural History
Monday 5th June, 10:30am-11:30am (All ages)
 
Create your own stuffed animal puppet inspired by our many marvellous animals at the Bell Pettigrew Museum. No taxidermy involved! Free, but booking essential.
 

Leaf Printing

MUSA
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.
 

Young Archaeologists

Have you got the curiosity and patience to piece together evidence from the past? Join us on the last weekend of each month at MUSA to develop your archaeology skills and discover fascinating facts about people of the past. Free, but booking essential.
 
Saturday 27th May           Potty about Pots
 
New for teens:
Saturday 24th June         Osteoarchaeology
Discover how the lives of ancient people are written in their bones and see archaeological science at work in this hands-on event with professional osteoarchaeologist Maureen Kilpatrick.