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  • Looking onto displays in the Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum in Dunfermline
    The Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum in Dunfermline
  • Exterior of the British Golf Museum
    British Golf Museum
  • Looking onto the exterior of the Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum in Dunfermline
    Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum in Dunfermline
  • Looking onto the Fife Folk Museum in Ceres
    Fife Folk Museum, Ceres
  • Looking across the harbour to the Scottish Fisheries Museum in Anstruther
    Scottish Fisheries Museum, Anstruther

Uncover the local history in Fife’s museums with a variety of fascinating exhibitions on days gone by. Explore the fishing trade in Fife’s coastal villages, trace the history of golf back in St Andrews or find out about some of the region’s famous ancestors.

With museums detailing the history of golf, fishing and local life, there is always something new to discover about Fife.

Spend an afternoon at the Scottish Fisheries Museum on the Anstruther harbour, where you can discover all about the story of fishing in Fife and Scotland. Wander between the buildings surrounding the courtyard and learn about the construction of wooden boats, see fine models of fishing vessels before the use of engines, and glimpse into the life of the fishermen and women at market.

Delve deep into the history of the region’s most famous sport at the British Golf Museum. Wander round the imaginative exhibitions, hands-on activities and stunning multimedia displays to discover original clubs, find out about unsung heroes and see a replica of the famous Claret Jug.

Plan a trip to Fife’s museums for a great day out.

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  1. Gradings

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    1 Visitor Attraction

    Leven

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  2. British Golf Museum

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    St Andrews

  3. Buckhaven Museum

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    Leven

    Buckhaven Museum is a small museum above the library which features a display on the fishing and coal mining industries in the town.

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    St Andrews

    The St Andrews Preservation Trust Museum is a small, independent museum situated in a 17th century house in the heart of the town's old fisher quarter, a stone's throw from both the castle and the cathedral.

  5. Burntisland Museum

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    Burntisland

    Burntisland Museum has information on the town’s history and an Edwardian fairground display.

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    Leven

    A small local history museum and gallery, which aims to explore the social and cultural heritage of the Levenmouth area.

  7. St Andrews Museum

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    St Andrews

    St Andrews Museum explores the heritage of this university town and from its medieval past to the flourishing present.

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    Crail

    The local history museum provides an insight into the past life of the ancient Royal Burgh of Crail and its church, golf club, airfield and seafaring tradition.

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    4 Museum

    Anstruther

    The Scottish Fisheries Museum is a multi award-winning national museum which tells the story of Scottish fishing from the earliest times to the present.

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    Dunfermline

    The birthplace and memorial to Andrew Carnegie, the weaver's son who made a fortune from the furnaces of the American steel industry and who gave his fortune away to benefit humanity.

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