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St Andrews Preservation Trust Museum

12 North Street, St. Andrews KY16 9PW, Scotland
+44 1334 477629
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Little hidden gem

Made a special trip to St Andrews yesterday to visit this little museum. It was 3rd time lucky for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
thetravellingmanUk
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Lovely little place

Not as popular as Cathedral or Castle, but well worth visiting! Small cottage, with many nostalgic... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2017
Dorota D
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  • Average2%
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12 North Street, St. Andrews KY16 9PW, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Made a special trip to St Andrews yesterday to visit this little museum. It was 3rd time lucky for me as it was closed on two previous attempts to visit. Advertised opening times are 2pm to 5pm although it is seasonal, and I would recommend...More

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NicolaMossStAPT, Manager at St Andrews Preservation Trust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the Museum and Garden (including the privy!) and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

Not as popular as Cathedral or Castle, but well worth visiting! Small cottage, with many nostalgic items from the past. Shops, pharmacy, even dentist equipment. At the back there is a lovely garden, very well maintained with a lot of plants and flowers (part of...More

Thank Dorota D
NicolaMossStAPT, Manager at St Andrews Preservation Trust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the Museum and Garden and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

Literally fell into this place. So watch the step. This is a tiny museum and garden with loads of information and exhibits crammed into it. Fascinating insights into Old St Andrews. Ideal for local history buffs. It's free, so remember to donate to this place...More

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NicolaMossStAPT, Manager at St Andrews Preservation Trust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

We often find that small museums abut local life are well worthwhile - this was no exception. The hours are a bit constrained, so check ahead. But it's entirely run by enthusiastic volunteers, so give them some slack! This museum is a small house that...More

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NicolaMossStAPT, Manager at St Andrews Preservation Trust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed March 29, 2017

Beautiful wee museum just across the road from the cathedral. Its worth a visit. Lovely old stone building and wee garden outside. Give it a visit

Thank Johnboy 5
NicolaMossStAPT, Curator at St Andrews Preservation Trust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed January 18, 2017

Every year this is on our list when we go to St Andrews. Quaint building and lovely gardens. They have an annual exhibition which is always good. Also have a little window of antiques for sale so usually get a good bargain.

Thank Aunty P
NicolaMossStAPT, Curator at St Andrews Preservation Trust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed September 25, 2016

Pop in if it is open and you will be richly rewarded! Time capsule of St Andrews past, artistically arranged, interesting exhibits bring history to life.

Thank GreenTea-SNAM
Reviewed July 14, 2016

We love social history and this place has it in spades with a very pretty garden to boot. Worth the little effort required

Thank Katman
Reviewed July 10, 2016

This has some interesting displays and a lovely garden. It was informative and worth a short visit. Quaint.

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SamBannerman, Curator at St Andrews Preservation Trust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to review our museum and garden. We have big plans for the development of the garden over the next year so please visit again if you get the chance. Best wishes, Sam Bannerman (Curator)

Reviewed July 5, 2016

We had an amazing two hour walk around St Andrews to visit the local gardens of St Andrews - sponsored by the Preservation Trust. It was a beautiful day and lots to see. It was great to see how the professional gardeners hone their skills...More

Thank SusanOly12
SamBannerman, Curator at St Andrews Preservation Trust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2016

Thanks so much for your lovely review. I will pass your comments over to our team of volunteers who organise the Hidden Gardens day each year. Hope to see you at the museum again. Sam

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