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St Andrews Preservation Trust Museum

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Address: 12 North Street, St Andrews KY16 9PW, Scotland
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Wee Museum

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Johnboy 5
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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NicolaMossStAPT, Curator at St Andrews Preservation Trust Museum, responded to this review

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

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 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.

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NicolaMossStAPT, Curator at St Andrews Preservation Trust Museum, responded to this review

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

Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed 25 September 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.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

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

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 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 review

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) More 

Olympia, Washington
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Reviewed 6 July 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 on their gardens. We have also been to the Museum previously and were very impressed... More 

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SamBannerman, Curator at St Andrews Preservation Trust Museum, responded to this review

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 More 

Codsall, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 April 2016

Had a lovely time browsing about the museum where my wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the visit which was enhanced by the charming staff. So informative and friendly they were making it well worthwhile. I learned a lot about how my St Andrean ancestors lived.

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Craster, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 February 2016

A wet day so this was somewhere to escape the weather for a while. We were welcomed at the door and introduced to the ground floor exhibits by a lovely lady. The house itself and the displays are very interesting and you do not have to be a local to enjoy them. There is also a lovely garden at the... More 

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St Andrews, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2016

This is a delightful little museum. Downstairs there is a display of Aikman and Terras, an old fashioned grocers shop which served St Andrews for many years. There are many fascinating old items on display from food shopping in the past. There is also a display of dentistry in St Andrews with the most horrific looking tools used by old... More 

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Reviewed 15 December 2015

I thought this was the best museum in St. Andrews. If I may say, also the smallest. It a litter cluttered and almost like an antique shop, wish it was. There is so much interesting things to see. My favorite thing was the little historical fashion exhibit they had upstairs. They should add more to the gift shop. I noticed... More 

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