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.

Discovery Point is the home of RRS Discovery. here, audiovisual shows, computer-based interactive experiences, and displays on the actual artefacts of the crew transport you to Antarctica - probably about as close as you'd ever want to come to one of the most inhospitable places on the planet! Follow in the footsteps of Captain Scott and his crew on one of the most heroic voyages every undertaken.

V&A Museum of Design Dundee

V&A Museum of Design Dundee will embody the enterprise of Dundee, contribute greatly to Scotland's cultural ecology and stimulate economic growth, by establishing Scotland as a leading global player in design. It is anticipated V&A Museum of Design Dundee, designed by leading Japanese architect Kengo Kuma will open to the public in 2018.

 

Special Events

Dundee’s main attractions run a varied programme of special events, entertainment and talks throughout the year.
 
Check out individual websites for details and download the Dundee App to access up-to-the minute WHAT’S ON information on your smartphone or i-pad.