Bell Pettigrew Museum of Natural History

The Bell Pettigrew is a rare surviving example of an Edwardian teaching museum. Its traditional displays are a little like walking back in time and include all aspects of natural history from fossils and skeletons, to scientific instruments and stuffed animals.


Bute Medical Buildings, School of Biology, Queen's Terrace, St Andrews KY16 9TS


The museum is open from 1pm – 5pm Monday – Friday over the October school holidays. For exact opening times, visit https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/museums/visit-us/bell-pettigrew/

Visits for schools and groups can be arranged throughout the year. To book a school or group visit, contact the learning and access department directly for information by emailing museumlearning@st-andrews.ac.uk or phone 01334 46 1699.

Getting there

Information on how to get there, including parking, public transport, accessibility and directions, can be found at https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/museums/visit-us/bell-pettigrew/visitor-information/

How to find us

Bell Pettigrew Museum of Natural History

St Andrews KY16 9TS, UK

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