Dundee has plenty of places to see and visit whether you are looking for a family day out, want to visit one of the annual events, or want to learn more about the city's history with its monuments and landmarks, its maritime heritage, the arrival of jute or the city's new scientific and design excellence. Leisure & Culture Dundee Creative Dundee 24 hours in Dundee Guide...
Dundee has plenty of places to see and visit whether you are looking for a family day out, want to visit one of the annual events, or want to learn more about the city's history with its monuments and landmarks, its maritime heritage, the arrival of jute or the city's new scientific and design excellence.
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Maggie's Dundee is a cancer care centre located at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee.
It was Gehry's first building in the UK and has been awarded a ‘Building of the Year' title by the Royal Fine Art Commission for Scotland.
The Centre is open to the public on the last Tuesday of every month from 4pm.
Visitors have an hour long tour of the building which includes information...
Desperate Dan, hero of DC Thomson's ‘The Dandy' comics, is immortalised in Dundee, his place of ‘birth'.
The grizzly-faced strong man is cast in an 8-ft tall bronze statue in the city centre alongside his ‘Dawg'.
The Dragon is based on a local legend of the Nine Maidens. The dragon guards the east end of the High Street.
The dragon sculpture was the concept of Alistair Smart, a lecturer at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art. Unfortunately he died just before he was offered the commission after winning a limited competition. It was Alistair’s family who requested that Tony Morrow, an ex-...
Three lemmings climb a column at Seabraes on Perth Road in Dundee.
The characters celebrate the video games industry in Dundee through the ground-breaking success of a computer game created by Dundee based DMA Design.
Dundee newest public art statue, A’body’s favourite wee laddie, Oor Wullie has been immortalised by sculpture Malcolm Robertson.
The cheeky schoolboy who has delighted readers of the Sunday Post for generations is now placed proudly outside The McManus art gallery, posing with his...
Sculpted by Angela Hunter these five penguins located at City Churches have become a firm favourite with the Dundee public and Dundee’s answer to Glasgow’s Duke of Wellington statue.
The penguins are regularly gorilla dressed to join in city occasions from graduation to charity fundraising events and from Christmas celebrations to Royal visits. They have their own Facebook page....
Designed by Ellen Brown and located on Stannergate Cycle Path, The Feather Sculpture was commissioned by RSPB Scotland to celebrate the reintroduction of the Sea Eagle into Scotland.
Public art has part of Dundee's urban environment since 1982 and over 120 artworks are now in situ throughout the city.
Dundee City Council and Dundee Partnership actively support the development of new works by encouraging the private sector to get involved with public art projects and promoting ‘art in architecture' schemes, artworks for public spaces, the involvement of quality...
Scotland's Jute Museum@Verdant Works and High Mill 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 opportunity and wealth.
At the museum the rattle and roar of the...