Discovery Point and RRS Discovery


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Discovery Quay, Riverside Drive
Dundee
Dundee
DD1 4XA
Scotland

This is the story of Discovery from her beginnings in Dundee and Captain Scott's remarkable Antarctic expedition, through her long ocean-going career until her final journey home. Find out about life on board and the essential design features that allowed her to survive the extreme polar conditions. Explore Discovery for yourself with an area-by-area tour of the ship.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Winter Daily 1000-1700 (11am Sunday) Summer Daily 1000-1800 (11am Sunday)

Charges:

Adult £8.50 Concession £6.75 Child £5.00 Family (2 adults and 2 children) £24.00 (£22 if you book online) Special offers are available in conjunction with Scotland's Jute Museum @ Verdant Works. See website for details.

Travel directions:

Directly opposite Dundee Rail station

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Library with public access
  • Meeting room available
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to some public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan

Facilities information:

Guided tours available for groups, but advance booking required tel: 01382 309060. Audio tours available for an additional cost.

Services:

  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Induction loops in exhibition spaces
  • Induction loops in lecture theatres
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Touch exhibits

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