Museums of the University of St Andrews

Discover the history and collections of Scotland's first university.


MUSA extension project

MUSA is closed for redevelopment but will reopen in Spring 2020. Learn more about visiting our other Bell Pettigrew Museum.

With over 115,000 objects in our collections, the Museums of the University of St Andrews represent more than 600 years of academic enquiry, creativity and invention. Treasures from the University’s collection can be discovered in our three venues: MUSA, the Bell Pettigrew Museum of Natural History and Collections Centre, or as part of our lively programme of exhibitions and events


MUSA extension project

The museum is currently closed for refurbishment. When the museum re-opens in spring 2020, it will have new exhibitions and a new temporary exhibition gallery. There will be an exciting new programme of exhibitions and events for all to enjoy and we will also have a brand new museum shop full of unique products reflecting our amazing collections with something for everyone.

Meanwhile for details of the University's continuing museum events programme in other venues, please see events information.