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British Golf Museum

St Andrews Bruce Embankment, St Andrews KY16 9AB, Scotland
+44 1334 460046
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Tee off your visit to St Andrews at one of the most iconic golf locations in the world. The British Golf Museum is just 67 yards from the 1st Tee of the famous Old Course. Discover over 500 years of golf history, exclusive shopping and a wonderful Cafe all under one roof. A warm welcome is assured at this 5 star venue.
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  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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St Andrews Bruce Embankment, St Andrews KY16 9AB, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a pit stop and lunch with the kids, Nice place and OK food. Great view to the beach and to the golf pitch for those who like that. Light and open atmosphere.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

You really don't need to be a golfer or a great fan of the sport to enjoy this Museum. There are lots of interesting facts and displays and it's very good value for money. There is also a super cafe upstairs with great views of...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were amazed at the information available. It filled some gaps in my knowledge of the ancient history of golf. We expect a 'brief' visit but were there for more than an hour an a half. The only down side was that the modern section...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on a free admission day, which was a nice surprise. Warm & friendly greeting on arrival. Very interesting museum covering most aspects of the game including the History. One or two of the modern sections need updating (e.g. The Current Open Championship section...More

Thank Jeremy M
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BGMGolf, Manager at British Golf Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your visit. We are just about to remodel our entire Open section with exciting and up to date interactive displays. The new galleries will re-open in April this year.

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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Very informative of how the early game of Golf came about, great displays showing how the clubs and balls have transformed over the year. Great to read about some the the great old time golfers. If you’re not into Golf I can imagine it could...More

Thank David H
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BGMGolf, Manager at British Golf Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments and I am glad you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Firstly, I’ve only been here on the free admission days, so not sure how I’d feel after paying nearly £9 (for 2 days entry) to get in. The museum is well laid out & has several interactive displays to keep your attention throughout. I was...More

Thank agnosia42
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BGMGolf, Manager at British Golf Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

I am glad you enjoyed your visit. There is a 2 for 1 voucher on our website if you would decide to visit us again to see our new exhibitions. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of our museum.

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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

For those mad about golf, you will find the museum interesting. The history of golf is well displayed, the development of the game and equipment, the characters and of course, the champions. I think it gets too much, so perhaps best to cherry-pick the bits...More

Thank Iain N
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BGMGolf, Manager at British Golf Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Firstly, thank you for you review of the British Golf Museum. We are happy that you enjoyed our collections. We are very sorry for the experience you received in the cafe during your visit on the 3rd of January. Thank you for your comment regards...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Dropped in here for coffee and bite to eat and was given excellent service by friendly young staff. Unfortunately, I was too late for breakfast and too early for soup ... but settled for delicious cake. Magnificent views of West Sands and St Andrews links...More

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BGMGolf, Manager at British Golf Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your wonderful review of our cafe. We hope you make it back soon to take advantage of our current menu.

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Staff were welcoming. You can walk around exhibits at own pace. There was an interactive magazine cover task; a book mark stamp and a little putting area. I also liked the pictures of past tournament winners and some of the vintage photographs of female golfers....More

Thank King02
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BGMGolf, Manager at British Golf Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. The museum is currently offering free entry until the end of January 2018. Please check our website for our new admission prices. I hope you have a chance to visit us again to see our new exhibitions and try our...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2017

Newly revamped offering a good insight into the world of golf. Opportunity to dress up pain historical clothing Shop dissapomtingMore

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BGMGolf, Manager at British Golf Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I am sorry you were disappointed with our shop and hope it did not negatively effect your overall experience. If you have any specific observations about the shop, please email them to enquiries@randa.org and I will take your feedback on...More

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