Museums of the University of St Andrews
Wardlaw Museum opening
We can’t wait to open the Wardlaw Museum to the public and are working towards doing this in 2021.
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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Coming soon to the Wardlaw Museum - Philip Colbert: The Death of Marat and the Birth of the Lobster
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