Museums of the University of St Andrews
Wardlaw Museum is now open
To allow all visitors to feel comfortable we have reduced capacities within the museum and will continue to ask visitors to wear face coverings in our spaces.
The University of St Andrews is Scotland's first university, founded in 1413. Like the University, its Museums are rooted in and draw inspiration from this 600-year history of research and teaching, and the pursuit of knowledge for the common good.
The Museums' collections are of national and international interest and importance and consist of around 115,000 artefacts and specimens.
Museum collections are featured at the Wardlaw Museum and the Bell Pettigrew Museum, stored and studied in a dedicated Collections Centre, displayed across the University campus, and lent for exhibition nationally and internationally.
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Cult, Church, City: Medieval St Andrews from 20 February - 3 July 2022
Treasures on Tour: John Hardyng's Map of Scotland from 20 February - 3 July 2022
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