Scotland's Jute Museum@Verdant Works is a tale of two cities both of them Dundee. For thousands in the 19th century it was a city of long working hours, poor pay and ill-health. For the privileged few it was a city of opportununity and wealth. At the museum the rattle and roar of the original restored machinery, the juteopolis film show and computer displays transport you back over 100 years to an era when jute was king and dundee was it realm.
Verdant Works: Scotland's Jute Museum
Housed in a splendid Gothic Revival-style building, The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum offers a fascinating insight into Dundee. With eight galleries to explore, there is a wealth of information to discover in exhibitions of art, history and the environment.