RRS Discovery in Dundee

Ahoy there! Set sail to Dundee and follow in the footsteps of the Antarctic explorers, including Commander Robert Falcon Scott RN, whose brave voyage into the unknown put the South Pole on the map. The RRS Discovery and its neighbouring museum Discovery Point is a breath-taking experience. As you venture through the museum you will be amazed as you discover how the first-ever expedition to Antarctica all started in Scotland’s very own Dundee. Learn about the unique design of the ship, which was built for scientific research in the most inhospitable environment on Earth. Climb aboard the legendary vessel to find out about ‘Captain Scott of the Antarctic’ and explore his crew’s quarters and the Officers Wardroom.

Where can I learn about history in Dundee?

Come to the world-famous RRS Discovery and Discovery Point to learn about one of the most daring expeditions of all time!

A great day out for anyone that is interested in world history. Perfect for trips with family or friends, you can easily spend an afternoon here discovering the extraordinary journey of Discovery and its crew. Start off by wandering through the self-led museum, which is all on the ground floor making it easy for wheelchair access. Then step onto the main deck and explore the ship at your own pace and see how the explorers lived on their journey to the South Pole. You can then grab a bite to eat in the cafe and visit the shop to finish your day off. If you like learning about history and the incredible feats of humanity, then this is an activity you can’t pass on!

  • Adult | £9.95
  • Child | £5.50
  • Concession | £7.80
  • Family | £27.75
  • Monday-Saturday | 10:00 -18:00
  • Sunday | 11:00 – 18:00
  • Cafe
  • Gift shop

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