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.

Public Art

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 ‘...

The Magdalen Green Band Stand

The bandstand was built in 1890 and is an iconic Dundee image, immortalised by the paintings of James McIntosh Patrick (1907-1998).You can just catch the Tay Rail Bridge to the left of the bandstand and the distant Fife skyline.The ornate bandstand plays host to Sunday performances by brass bands...