The British Golf Museum is a great place for young people to learn about the history of golf. Discover fascinating histories, incredible facts and take part in fun hands-on interactives. Our learning activities bring thousands of objects to life.
Learning at the British Golf Museum
Engaging displays and memorable objects can create a highly enjoyable and lasting experience for a young person. Thinking back on your time at school, what are your happiest memories of learning?
For most children being out of the classroom immediately creates excitement; an event which is out of the ordinary can promote a positive learning atmosphere. Visiting a museum helps children develop observational skills as well as investigation, exploration, expression, discussion and creativity. Our hands on schools activities support the four capacities of the Curriculum for Excellence, the aim being that children will be successful learners, confident individuals, responsible citizens and effective contributors.More information for schools More information for families
'Hands On', by Museums Galleries Scotland.
Working with real objects sparks the imagination of children and teachers alike.
Did you know?
During and just after World War II, golf ball supplies reached crisis point, due to a shortage of rubber. In 1942 the Government forbid the remoulding of old balls. Following R&A intervention, the ban was lifted. One of the arguments used was that the Army Medical Council encouraged golf as a remedial exercise for wounded personnel.