Mills Observatory was gifted to the people of Dundee in 1935 through a bequest from John Mills, who was a linen and twine manufacturer and a keen amateur scientist.

It was purpose built to encourage the public to have a greater understanding of science.

Mills Observatory is the UK's only full-time public Observatory, and houses an impressive Victorian retracting telescope, a small planetarium and displays on the solar system, providing visitors with the chance to learn about constellations, planets and other jewels of the night sky.

Today the Observatory can also be used as a wedding venue.

Discovery Walk

Discovery Walk is a series of plaques honouring the achievements of scientists, innovators and social reformers in Dundee.There are currently fifteen plaques situated in the pavement of Slessor Gardens, opposite the V & A Museum.The first ten plaques were installed in April 2016 and a further...

Dundee Dragon Sculpture - by Tony Morrow

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...