Abbot House Heritage Centre
Abbot House, Maygate
Dunfermline KY12 7NE
Abbot House Heritage Centre is a charity, dedicated to protecting and preserving the fabric of this atmospheric medieval building, and helping our visitors to learn about Dunfermline's early and medieval past through the exploration of our collections. Sited within a beautiful walled garden, and featuring heritage displays and a replica 17th century brew house.
Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum
Dunfermline KY12 7PL
In 1895 the Birthplace Cottage was bought as a surprise 60th birthday present for Andrew Carnegie by his wife Louise and then let out to tenants. With the creation of the Carnegie Dunfermline Trust in 1903, a caretaker was installed and in 1908 it was first opened to the public. Collections: Strong social historic artefacts that reflect past local crafts and trades including cloth making. A series of gifts presented to Andrew Carnegie in return for his generous donations.
Bell Pettigrew Museum of Natural History
Bute Medical Building, School of Biology, University of St Andrews
St Andrews KY16 9TS
The Bell Pettigrew Museum of Natural History was founded, and most specimens acquired, during the heyday of the Victorian age, when collecting was all the rage.
British Golf Museum
St Andrews KY16 9AB
Our collection tells the fascinating story of British golf, through material dating from the 17th century to the present day. It is the most comprehensive golf collection in Britain, and one of the finest worldwide, celebrating golf from grass roots to international level. Over 16,000 items cover equipment (clubs, balls, manufacturing and clothing), prizes (trophies and medals), decorative art (artworks, ceramics, silverware and ephemera), film, photographs and archives (books, periodicals, programmes and patents). The displays and archives are enhanced by unique loan collections from The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews and The Women Golfers' Museum.
College Street (above Library)
Buckhaven KY8 1LD
A small local museum in a town once described as a full-flavoured fisher town. Buckhaven's past importance in the East Coast Fisheries is reflected in the displays housed above Buckhaven Library.
192 High Street
Burntisland KY3 9AS
Burntisland Museum has recreated a walk through the sights and sounds of the town's fair in 1910, based on a painting of the scene by local artist Andrew Young. See rides, stalls and side shows of the time and view the local history gallery.
Crail Museum & Heritage Centre
Crail KY10 3TL
The museum provides insight into the past life of this ancient royal burgh, its kirk, seafaring tradition, 220 year-old golf club and Airfield history (HMS Jackdaw, Fleet Air Arm Station, HMS Bruce Boys Training School and Joint Services School for Linguists).
Culross Palace Townhouse & Study
Culross Palace, Culross
Dunfermline KY12 8JH
Everywhere you look in Culross you're surrounded by the past. Close your eyes and you can almost hear the calls of medieval street vendors selling their wares and the clang of hammers on metal as the Hammermen of Culross fashioned the famous girdles.
Fife Council Museums East Headquarters
County Buildings, St Catherine Street
Cupar KY15 4TA
Management and administration centre for Fife Libraries & Museums.
Fife Folk Museum
High Street, Ceres
Nr Cupar KY15 5NF
The Fife Folk Museum's collections are housed in beautiful, listed buildings, including the original tollbooth and adjacent weavers' cottages. Ceres itself is a charming village with a communal green and a burn running through its centre.
Fife KY15 4TA
Each venue has its own unique character, with fascinating permanent displays such as an A-Z of St Andrews and the stunning Scottish Art on show at Kirkcaldy Museum & Art Gallery.
Kirkcaldy Museum & Art Gallery
War Memorial Gardens
Kirkcaldy KY1 1YJ
Kirkcaldy Museum & Art Gallery, set in the attractive garden grounds of the town's War Memorial Gardens, houses a collection of fine and decorative arts of local and national importance. The museum owns what is probably the largest public collection of the works of William McTaggart and Scottish Colourist SJ Peploe existing outside the National Galleries of Scotland. The collection also includes a significant number of works by the Glasgow Boys.The ground floor features an award winning permanent local history display.
Newburgh KY14 6DX
A small local history museum with displays about this interesting town and local historian and benefactor Alexander Laing.
Methil Heritage Centre
272 High Street
Methil KY8 3EQ
Methil Heritage Centre is a small local history museum and exhibition venue, situated in the coastal town of Methil in Central Fife.
MUSA Collections Centre
87 North Street
St Andrews KY16 9AE
Explore behind the scenes to discover some of the fascinating treasure from the University of St Andrews' collections. From fine art to furniture, intricate sculptures to coffee pots, the Collections Centre is the home to many of the thousands of fascinating objects.
Museum of Communication Foundation Trust
131 High Street
Burntisland KY3 9AA
The Trust was set up to preserve communications technology for future generations. It is currently developing a major facility at Burntisland in Fife which will educate visitors in an entertaining way, showing them how past technologies have shaped their own lives.
Museum of the University of St Andrews (MUSA)
7a The Scores
St Andrews KY16 9AR
MUSA tells the story of the history of the University of St Andrews. On display you can see highlights from the University's collection of over 112,000 artefacts.
Pittencrieff House Museum
Dunfermline KY12 8QH
From the outside you can see that Pittencrieff House was once a private residence. In fact it was a home for nearly 300 years until Andrew Carnegie bought the grounds in 1903.
Scottish Fisheries Museum
St Ayles, Harbourhead
Anstruther KY10 3AB
The Scottish Fisheries Museum, housed in a range of historic buildings on Anstruther's harbour front, tells the story of Scotland's fishing industry, and the people who took part in it, from the earliest times to the present. Our library and archive, containing much of interest to family historians and researchers into the industry, are open by appointment.
St Andrews Cathedral & St Rule's Tower - Historic Scotland
St Andrews Cathedral And St Rule's Tower
St Andrews G1 4ER
The remains of the largest cathedral in Scotland, and of the associated domestic ranges of the priory. The precinct walls are particularly well preserved.
St Andrews Museum
Kinburn House, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road
St Andrews KY16 9DP
St Andrews Museum is situated in a beautiful Victorian mansion within the grounds of Kinburn Park. The long term display, St Andrews A-Z, is housed in the downstairs gallery.
St Andrews Preservation Trust Museum
12 North Street
St Andrews KY16 9PW
The St Andrews Preservation Trust Museum is a small, independent museum situated in a lovely 17th century house in the heart of the town's old fisher quarter, a stone's throw from both the castle and the cathedral. The museum contains a wealth of fascinating information and objects pertaining to the history of St Andrews and its people.