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British Golf Museum

Bruce Embankment, St Andrews 20.9 miles away

British Golf Museum, Bruce Embankment, St Andrews, Fife

Despite not having much interest in the game, I found myself completely absorbed in the wonderful British Golf Museum in the historic town of St Andrews. For instance, did you know that James II banned the game because its popularity was putting... more

St Andrews Museum

Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, St Andrews 21.2 miles away

St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, St Andrews, Fife

St Andrews Museum is in Kinburn House and tells the story of St Andrews from the Bronze Age to the present day. Displays include archaeology, banners, pilgrim badges and paintings. There is also a changing programme of temporary exhibitions held... more

Kirkcaldy Galleries

War Memorial Gardens, Kirkcaldy 38.1 miles away

Kirkcaldy Galleries, War Memorial Gardens, Kirkcaldy, Fife

A hub for culture and arts in the Kirkcaldy area, the Kirkcaldy Galleries features a museum, art gallery, library, family history room and lovely café overlooking the war memorial gardens in the town. Thanks to a £2.5 million revamp that has included... more

Museum of Childhood

42 High Street, Royal Mile, Edinburgh 14.7 miles away

Museum of Childhood, 42 High Street, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

The Museum of Childhood, opened in 1955, was the dream of a local councillor, Patrick Murray. It is a unique treasure house dedicated to children and crammed full of memories of childhood past and present and spread over five floors. Many of the... more

Talbot Rice Gallery

University of Edinburgh, Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh 14.9 miles away

Talbot Rice Gallery, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

The Talbot Rice Gallery is the public art gallery of The University of Edinburgh. Established in 1975, it is named after David Talbot Rice, Professor of Fine Art (1934-1972). Talbot Rice Gallery is one of Scotland´s leading public galleries of... more

Scottish National Portrait Gallery

1 Queen Street, Edinburgh 14.9 miles away

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 1 Queen Street, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh


Explore the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in one of Edinburgh most remarkable buildings Built in the 1880s, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh is a visual history of Scotland from the 16th century to the... more

City Art Centre

2 Market Street, Edinburgh 14.9 miles away

City Art Centre, 2 Market Street, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

If you plan to visit Edinburgh or are a resident in this beautiful old city, the City Art Centre near Waverley Railway Station is a great way to orientate yourself with the artistic history and heritage of the Scottish capital. With a massive... more

National Museum of Scotland

Chambers Street, Edinburgh 15.0 miles away

National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

From Japanese theatre prints to the hunt for the Higgs-bosun particle, there’s no shortage of fascinating rolling exhibitions at the National Museum of Scotland. Here you can learn more about the natural world, understand international cultures,... more

The Writers' Museum

Lady Stairs House, Lady Stairs Close, Lawnmarket, Edinburgh 15.1 miles away

The Writers' Museum, Lady Stairs House, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

The Writers´ Museum is dedicated to Scotland´s great literary figures - Robert Burns (1759-1796), Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) and Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1895). On display is a collection of manuscripts, first editions, portraits and personal... more

Scottish National Gallery

The Mound, Edinburgh 15.1 miles away

Scottish National Gallery, The Mound, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh


Explore one of Britain's Finest Galleries The National Gallery of Scotland was opened in 1859, and houses Scotland´s greatest collection of European paintings, drawings and prints dating from the early Renaissance to the late 19th... more

National War Museum

Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh 15.4 miles away

National War Museum, Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

The National War Museum in Edinburgh is simply unmissable for those with an interest in Scottish soldiers through history. Within the magical setting of the city’s grand, foreboding castle, you’ll hear accounts of glorious victory and miserable... more

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One)

75 Belford Road, Edinburgh 16.2 miles away

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One), 75 Belford Road, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh


Explore a world of Modern Art in the Heart of Edinburgh Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art is a magnificent building housing Scotland´s finest collection of 20th and 21st century paintings, sculpture and graphic art.... more

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

75 Belford Road, Edinburgh 16.2 miles away

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, 75 Belford Road, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh


Explore a world of Modern Art in the Heart of Edinburgh The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art’s Modern Two gallery sits 15 minutes from Princes Street in Edinburgh in sculpted parkland and contains a fascinating exploration... more

St Andrews Museum

Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, St Andrews 21.2 miles away

St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, St Andrews, Fife

St Andrews Museum is in Kinburn House and tells the story of St Andrews from the Bronze Age to the present day. Displays include archaeology, banners, pilgrim badges and paintings. There is also a changing programme of temporary exhibitions held... more

British Golf Museum

Bruce Embankment, St Andrews 21.5 miles away

British Golf Museum, Bruce Embankment, St Andrews, Fife

Despite not having much interest in the game, I found myself completely absorbed in the wonderful British Golf Museum in the historic town of St Andrews. For instance, did you know that James II banned the game because its popularity was putting... more

Callendar House

Callendar Estate, Falkirk 36.2 miles away

Callendar House, Callendar Estate, Falkirk, Falkirk

One of Scotland´s finest country houses, Callender House tells the story of over 600 years of Scottish history and architecture. Costumed staff re-create the daily routines of the past, in the working Georgian kitchen, the Printers, General Store and... more

Lindisfarne Priory

Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed 47.1 miles away

Lindisfarne Priory, Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland


Experience the tranquillity of Lindisfarne Priory Set on a tidal island off the north east coast of England, Lindisfarne Priory has been drawing visitors to its shores for many centuries and it is not hard to see why. For... more

Summerlee - The Museum of Scottish Life

Heritage Way, Coatbridge 47.8 miles away

Summerlee - The Museum of Scottish Life, Heritage Way, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire

It’s blast off at Summerlee Industrial Museum for the whole family, where the ironwork’s old furnaces can still be viewed and you can jump on board Scotland’s only electric tramway. Step back in time to the mid-19th century when the area was dubbed... more

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art

2 Castle Street, Glasgow 55.4 miles away

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art, 2 Castle Street, Glasgow, Glasgow City

The St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art aims to promote understanding and respect between people of different faiths and of none. Displays occupy three floors and are divided into four exhibition areas: the Gallery of Religious Art, the Gallery... more

People's Palace & Winter Gardens

Glasgow Green, Glasgow 55.6 miles away

People's Palace & Winter Gardens, Glasgow Green, Glasgow, Glasgow City

The People´s Palace Museum and Winter Gardens opened in 1898, the collection displays the historical, social and cultural history of Glasgow, and its people from 1750 to the present. Displays tell the story of the Tobacco Lords who lived in sumptuous... more

Gallery of Modern Art

Royal Exchange Square, 361 Wellshot Road, Glasgow 56.1 miles away

Gallery of Modern Art, Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow, Glasgow City

The Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) in Glasgow, sits in a neo-classical, pillared building in Exchange Square, once the hub of commercial activity in the city and now the pulse of 20th and 21st century artistic endeavour. Just a stone’s throw from the... more

National Museum of Rural Life

Wester Kittochside, Philipshill Road, East Kilbride 56.7 miles away

National Museum of Rural Life, Wester Kittochside, East Kilbride, Lanarkshire

The National Museum of Rural Life is set on Wester Kittochside working farm in East Kilbride, Scotland, which is run according to 1950s agricultural methods and practices. Inside the farmhouse you get a real sense of what living on a farm was... more

Hunterian Museum

The University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow 57.3 miles away

Hunterian Museum, The University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Glasgow City


The Hunterian Museum Scotland’s first public museum, which opened its doors in 1807, the Hunterian Museum within Glasgow University is home to a cornucopia of exhibits collected by the late Dr William Hunter, an 18th century student –... more

Hunterian Art Gallery & The Mackintosh House

University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow 57.3 miles away

Hunterian Art Gallery & The Mackintosh House, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Glasgow City


Hunterian Art Gallery & The Mackintosh House, Glasgow Part of the University of Glasgow’s old and distinguished Hunterian Museum, The Hunterian Art Gallery is home to an outstanding collection of paintings by Rembrandt, Koninck,... more

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum

Argyle Street, Glasgow 57.4 miles away

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Argyle Street, Glasgow, Glasgow City

Since re-opening in 2006 following refurbishment, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum has welcomed more than 10 million visitors. There are over 8,000 objects on display in 22 themed galleries, with everything from fine and decorative arts through... more

Riverside Museum

100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow 58.0 miles away

Riverside Museum, 100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow, Glasgow City

Opened in June 2011, the free Riverside Museum is the stunning home of Glasgow's transport and technology collection. Visitors can climb aboard some of the exhibits to get a real feel for vintage public transport by accessing four locomotive... more

The Burrell Collection

Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow 58.6 miles away

The Burrell Collection, Pollok Country Park, Glasgow, Glasgow City

After spending time in buzzing, urban Glasgow, it comes as rather a shock to find the world-famous Burrell Collection sitting in a woodland setting in the glorious Pollok Country Park. A quick cab ride from the centre of the city, this oasis of calm... more

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery

High Street, Paisley 63.1 miles away

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery, High Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire

The Paisley Museum & Art Galleries is home to the world´s largest collection of Paisley Shawls, a selection of which are always on display. Museum staff demonstrate the weaving techniques on reproductions of the original Jacquard looms used in the... more

Gracefield Arts Centre

29 Edinburgh Road, Dumfries 72.7 miles away

Gracefield Arts Centre, 29 Edinburgh Road, Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway

From contemporary Scottish Art to the Glasgow Boys to the Kirkcudbright School, Gracefield Art Centre in Dumfries is home to a wide range of wonderful pieces to appeal to all tastes. You will find more than 400 Scottish paintings here and there is an... more

Housesteads Roman Fort & Museum

Haydon Bridge 73.4 miles away

Housesteads Roman Fort & Museum, Haydon Bridge, Northumberland


Go Back in time and Experience the Life of a Roman Soldier at Housesteads Roman Fort on Hadrians wall Set on Hadrians wall, Housesteads Roman Fort is home to stunning panoramic views of Northumberland and a fantastic educational... more

Chesters Fort & Museum

Chollerford, Humshaugh, Hexham 74.3 miles away

Chesters Fort & Museum, Chollerford, Hexham, Northumberland


Discover the Life of Roman Solider at Chesters Fort & Museum on Hadrian's Wall Part of Hadrian’s Wall and built in 122-123AD, Chesters Fort & Museum is the best-preserved Roman cavalry fort in Britain and allows visitors to explore... more

Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery

Castle Street, Carlisle 78.8 miles away

Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Castle Street, Carlisle, Cumbria

Tullie House Museum has refurbished two of its permanent galleries to improve the display of its nationally important collection of Pre-Raphaelite art. This exciting development incorporates new interpretation including an innovative multimedia... more

Aberdeen Maritime Museum

Shiprow, Aberdeen 82.0 miles away

Aberdeen Maritime Museum, Shiprow, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire

Aberdeen and the lives of its people have always been intricately woven with the North Sea. The city’s wealth came from the oil and gas industry made possible by the North Sea and it is impossible to understand the lives of those who have lived here... more

The Tolbooth Museum

Castle Street, Aberdeen 82.2 miles away

The Tolbooth Museum, Castle Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire

There’s nothing like a tour of an old Scottish prison to educate and enlighten on the brutal manner in which prisoners were kept incarcerated in days gone by. Visit the Tolbooth Museum in Aberdeen and you’ll discover one of the best preserved 17th... more

Laing Art Gallery

New Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne 87.1 miles away

Laing Art Gallery, New Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear

This small but important gallery on Newcastle’s New Bridge Street is home to a very impressive collection of sculpture and art and is well known for attracting some of the big hitters in historic, modern and contemporary art to the north east. The... more

Discovery Museum

Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne 87.1 miles away

Discovery Museum, Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear


Learn hands on at The Discovery Museum, Newcastle The Discovery Museum in Newcastle is probably most famous for its Turbinia exhibit – the first vessel to be powered by a steam turbine and dreamt up by Charles Parsons, who served... more

Stephenson Railway Museum

Middle Engine Lane, North Shields 87.2 miles away

Stephenson Railway Museum, Middle Engine Lane, North Shields, Tyne & Wear

Re-live the glorious days of the steam railway at Stephenson Railway Museum in North Shields. George and Robert Stephenson spent 20 years in North Tyneside developing their pioneering ideas which helped spread railways and locomotives around the... more

Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum

Buddle Street, Wallsend 88.0 miles away

Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum, Buddle Street, Wallsend, Tyne & Wear

Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum - in AD122 the Emperor Hadrian ordered a mighty frontier system to be built across Britain to defend the Roman Empire from the barbarians to the north, and Segedunum was the last outpost of Hadrian´s Wall. The... more

Shipley Art Gallery

Prince Consort Road, Gateshead 88.7 miles away

Shipley Art Gallery, Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear

The Shipley Art Gallery opened in 1917 with a collection of 504 paintings bequeathed by local solicitor Joseph Shipley. Since then the collection has grown to include nearly 800 paintings and collections of works on paper, decorative art and... more

Killhope

The North of England Lead Mining Museum, Nr Cowshill, Upper Weardale, Bishop Auckland 89.3 miles away

Killhope, The North of England Lead Mining Museum, Bishop Auckland, Durham

Explores the life of North Pennine lead mining families. Visitors walk down the original mine tunnel and discover the working conditions of Victorian miners. See how miners lived and worked. Woodland walk & picnic site.... more

Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum

Baring Street, South Shields 89.4 miles away

Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum, Baring Street, South Shields, Tyne & Wear

South Shields’ Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum provides a fascinating insight into the Roman determination to maintain its mighty frontier system, the fort being the military supply base for the 17 forts along Hadrian’s Wall. There is absolutely loads... more

South Shields Museum & Art Gallery

Ocean Road, South Shields 89.7 miles away

South Shields Museum & Art Gallery, Ocean Road, South Shields, Tyne & Wear

At the very heart of its community, South Shields Museum celebrates the rich heritage of South Tyneside and the people who shaped it. The building that South Shields Museum currently occupies has had a long and interesting past. It was constructed in... more

Beamish- The Living Museum of the North

Beamish, Chester-le-Street 91.6 miles away

Beamish- The Living Museum of the North, Beamish, Chester-le-Street, Durham

Immerse yourself in 19th and 20th century northern life in the fabulous Beamish, The North of England Open Air Museum, in County Durham. This giant site (easily navigable by trams, charabancs and omnibuses) is dedicated to showcasing how people lived... more

Monkwearmouth Station Museum

North Bridge Street, Sunderland 95.6 miles away

Monkwearmouth Station Museum, North Bridge Street, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear

Anyone with a passing interest in transport or a child that loves trains will find plenty to entertain them at the Monkwearmouth Station Museum in Sunderland. This free museum, based within a Victorian station, focuses on the origins of railways and... more

Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

Burdon Road, Sunderland 96.1 miles away

Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, Burdon Road, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear

At the Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, the story of Sunderland from its prehistoric past through to the present day is told by hands-on exhibits and interactive displays. The Art Gallery shows paintings by L S Lowry alongside Victorian... more

The Old Courthouse Gallery

Market Pl, Ambleside 110.8 miles away

The Old Courthouse Gallery, Market Pl, Ambleside, Cumbria

Based in the historic old courthouse, in the market place in Ambleside, this gallery occupies three floors. Having established a strong reputation for supporting high quality arts and craft workmanship, the Old Courthouse Gallery continues to... more

Inverness Museum & Art Gallery

Castle Wynd, Inverness 113.3 miles away

Inverness Museum & Art Gallery, Castle Wynd, Inverness, Highland

Sitting beneath the looming grandeur of the town's castle, Inverness Museum and Art Gallery manages to find a coherent narrative between the context of the area and the wider world, weaving together local and international history. The art and... more

Beatrix Potter Gallery

Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside 114.8 miles away

Beatrix Potter Gallery, Main Street, Ambleside, Cumbria


Discover the Story behind Beatrix Potter Discover the life of one of the worlds most beloved childrens authors at the Beatrix Potter Gallery near Ambleside where you can enjoy an exhibition of her original drawings and watercolours.... more

Abbot Hall Art Gallery

Kendal 118.3 miles away

Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, Cumbria

Built in 1759, Abbot Hall in Kendal started life as a family home but over the centuries fell into disrepair and has been used for everything from a nursery to a bank. A grade II listed building in great danger of falling apart, it was saved by a... more

Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry

Abbot Hall, Kendal 118.3 miles away

Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry, Abbot Hall, Kendal, Cumbria

Museum of Lakeland Life, situated in the stable block of Abbot Hall Art Gallery tells the story of how Lakeland folk lived and entertained themselves in the Lake District from the 18th century, before cars and railways. There are recreated farmhouse... more

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