Broughty Castle and Museum in Dundee

Looking to do some sightseeing around Dundee? Then hop on over to Broughty Castle, an imposing fort sitting at the mouth of the Tay! Constructed in 1496, the castle has a long and war-torn history. Tour around the castle and look through its museum and learn all about its role in the defence of its surrounding area. With a changing programme of events and displays, there is something for everyone here! The castle is only seconds away from Broughty Ferry beach. So, when you’re done looking around the historic fort, you can kick back and relax in the sun with ice cream!

Where can I visit a castle in Dundee?

Just an 11 minute drive from Dundee, Broughty Castle is a 'must see' for anyone visiting the area!

This is an ideal location for anyone wanting to learn more about the history of Dundee and its surrounding areas. The beautiful scenery around the castle is reason enough in itself to take a trip here as you can swim in the sea or have a walk through the charming town of Broughty Ferry. Stop off at the castle shop for gifts or maybe something for yourself and enjoy the rich history that is etched into the walls of the castle! Add this to your Stack for a great day out in a gorgeous setting!

  • Admission | Free
  • Tuesday – Saturday | 10:00 – 16:00
  • Sunday | 12:30 – 16:00
  • Gift shop
  • Parking
  • Toilets

Broughty Castle Museum

Castle Approach
Broughty Ferry
Phone: 01382 436 916
Email: [email protected]

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