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British Golf Museum

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Address: St Andrews, Fife Bruce Embankment, St Andrews KY16 9AB, Scotland
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What better place to learn about the 500-year history of golf than at this...

What better place to learn about the 500-year history of golf than at this museum located in St. Andrews, the "home of golf," located on the West Sands next to the Old Course and the Royal and Ancient Golf Club.

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ANOTHER MUST SEE

This is the thing you must see whilst in St Andrews, it has the history of the game and the area, you can easily spend a couple of hours in here.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Telford, United Kingdom
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Telford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the thing you must see whilst in St Andrews, it has the history of the game and the area, you can easily spend a couple of hours in here.

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Chandigarh, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The history of Golf has been depicted properly.Must wear the traditional dresses and click photos.Mecca of Golf.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

A must for all golfers when they are in St Andrews. They have more or less everything form the start of golf untill now! I was amazed of how many clarent jug there is, I think I soo atleast five there and one at Carnoustie also!

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Navan, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved this place. £7 entry and it was brilliant. Small but brilliant. Hugh golf fan and to see sooooooooo much stuff on the golf game was great.. The shop itself had items for sale and at reasonable prices. Bought myself a hat pitch repairer and a wallet.. could not be happier. Definitely be back again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Lots to do and see in this museum and their shop has lots of lovely things to buy and the restaurant is fabulous with stunning views over the Golf Course

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Obviously, you're heading to St. Andrews for golf .... this museum tells the story of the game. For a non-golfer, I was totally fascinated by the history of the game, the land, the first golf balls and early clubs. So for all you, golf widows, following your hubbys to Mecca, don't bypass this museum on your trip. Its fascinating and... More 

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St Andrews, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We have been the the British Golf Museum in St Andrews quite a few times and whilst the food is generally very good, the service really does need attention. Yesterday (Saturday lunchtime we arrived about 12:10pm) we were a party of 4 plus a baby. The restaurant was the busiest I have seen it in all my visits. We were... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Excellent displays and a marvellous collection of images and facts and golfing equipment. Very well presented and in a modern building with great sight and sound extras.

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The Villages, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

If you want to learn about history of golf, there is no better place to be! We did it at our own pace and were able to take as many pictures as we wanted. It was amazing the collection of item that they have. Once there you must walk the course on the outer path, it was amazingly easy and... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

It was very interesting to learn more about the evolution of golf and the equipment used to play the game. Many great displays of famous golfers as well as videos of champions crowned.

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