Discovery Point & RRS Discovery

TheRoyal Research Ship (RRS), Discovery is moored at Discovery Point in Dundee and open for visitor tours. Built in the city in 1900, RRS Discovery was the ship, which carried Captain Scott on his first expedition across the Antarctic. She was constructed in Dundee and returned home in 1986. Learn about the full Discovery story at this award-winning, five-star attraction.

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The Law

An extinct volcano formed around 400 million years ago, The Law's 572-foot peak is the city's highest point, the most distinctive landmark and an enduring attraction for visitors and locals.

At a height of 572 feet above sea level, The Law provides a popular, easily accessed vantage point placed high above the centre of Dundee.

You can reach the peak easily on foot or by bus or...

Dundee Science Centre

Looking to the future, the Dundee Science Centre hopes to inspire the scientists of tomorrow. It is part of the Scottish Science Centres Network and offers a fun way to learn about all things science-related.

Explore the wonders of the science. Immerse yourself in over 80 hands-on, fun and interactive exhibits. Experience one of our exciting live science shows or take part in an...

University of Dundee Museum Collections

University of Dundee Museum Collections - Tower Foyer & Lamb Galleries, D'Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum and Tayside Medical History Museum.

The University holds unique and fascinating museum collections including scientific instruments, natural history specimens and an impressive art collection of paintings, prints and textiles. There is always something interesting to see in the...

Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre (DCA)

Dundee is home to an eclectic arts and cultural scene, with the Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre (DCA) at its heart. Leading architect, Richard Murphy, designed this iconic gallery in 1999. Home to contemporary gallery space, 2 cinema screens, print-makers workshop, restaurant and café bar, the DCA is a family-friendly venue. Make the most of the outdoor amphitheatre space ideal for a spot...

HMS Frigate Unicorn

HMS Unicorn was designed as one of the last of the successful Leda class frigates, 150 feet long and armed with 46 guns. Take a step back in time to when Britannia ruled the waves an experience what is now one of the best preserved and least altered wooden hull ships in the world.

His Majesty's Frigate Unicorn was a fast and powerful war ship launched in 1824, and is now docked at...

Broughty Castle Museum

Built in 1496, Broughty Castle has survived countless sieges and battles.

Today it houses fascinating displays on the life and times of Broughty Ferry, its people, the environment and the wildlife that live close by.

The Orchar Gallery located within the Castle, features a selection of around 30 paintings from the amazing Orchar Collection - one of the most important collections...

Claypotts Castle

Claypotts Castle was built by John Strachan between 1569 and 1588, and later owned by ‘Bonnie Dundee', John Graham of Claverhouse. Standing at the northeastern edge of Dundee, the Castle was inhabited into the 19th Century. The castle's architecture is still intact and has hardly been altered over the years.  Entry to the castle is available by apointment.

Cox's Stack

Cox's Stack is an 85m (282 ft) high chimney in the Lochee area of the city and one of the remaining relics of Dundee's once buoyant jute industry. It was constructed in 1866 and formed part of the Cox Brothers' Camperdown Works, one of the largest jute factories of its time. Modelled on an Italian campanile, the Stack was designed by local architect James MacLaren.

Dudhope Castle

This extended late-medieval tower house is located on the southern face of The Law and was built in the late 13th century by the Scrymageour family. The castle was redeveloped between 1985 and 1988, and is now in use as offices and a conference centre as well as housing the University of Abertay's Dundee Business School.

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