The Royal 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.

Museums & Galleries

Dundee has many museums and galleries.  Amongst them they celebrate the City’s Maritime past, its industrial heritage, its connections to historic transport as well as its present connections with the scientific and medical world.RRS DiscoveryFollow in the footsteps of Captain Scott and his crew on...

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Dundee has been named the must-visit Scottish destination by countless travel writers, publications and websites. International travel bibles such as Lonely Planet, National Geographic and Conde Nast Traveller have all visited our dynamic and compact city and are now urging visitors to discover...