University of Dundee Museum Collections - Tower Foyer & Lamb Galleries, D'Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum and Tayside Medical History Museum.

The University holds unique and fascinating museum collections including scientific instruments, natural history specimens and an impressive art collection of paintings, prints and textiles. There is always something interesting to see in the free public exhibition galleries, plus there are permanent displays on and off campus, including the D'Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum (Carnelley Building) and the Tayside Medical History Museum at Ninewells Hospital.

Baxter Park & Pavilion

The pavilion and park were gifted to the people of Dundee by prominent flax mill owners, the Baxter family in 1863.The park was laid out by one of the great innovators and achievers of the 19th century, Sir Joseph Paxton and the pavilion was designed by his son in law, George Henry Stokes.The...

Desperate Dan Statue and ‘Dawg'

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'.