St Andrews is considered the spiritual home of golf. So, what better place to find the British Golf Museum? The museum has a wide range of exhibits that explore the history of golf in Britain and across the world. Explore the world’s largest collection fo golf memorabilia, enjoy the activities, and get hands-on with the interactive exhibits.
There are a lot of different exhibits that explore all different aspects of golf. You can explore the history of golf, the rise of clubs across the world; there is even an exhibit on fashion in golf.
There are over 16,000 items in the museum for you to explore. This includes the things you would expect, trophies blubs and balls. It also includes things you might not expect, like artwork, films and old periodicals and programs.
There are regular events on at the museum. Each year there is a series of lectures that are hosted at the museum. You can find the list of events on the museum website to check what is on before you go.
The museum opens seven days a week. The doors open from 10 am until 4 pm.
Adult tickets cost £8.50. Under 15s get free entry. There is so much to see that the tickets give you entry to the museum for two days. So you don’t have to try and cram everything into a single day.
There is a cafe in the museum which offers stunning views over the first hole of the course. The menu at the cafe is seasonal and locally sourced. You can get breakfast, a light meal or a full dinner. There is also a great children’s menu. On your visit to the museum, why not check out the cafe’s claim to have the best views of the golf? You can also enjoy some of the best scones in Scotland while watching!
The museum is a quick 5-minute walk from the centre of town. There is a carpark on site. It’s free to park from November to March. After March you will need to pay, so make sure to bring change for the machine.