McManus Collections Unit

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From birds to butterflies, coins to costumes and fossils to foreign artefacts, The Collections Unit offers visitors a fascinating behind-the-scenes glimpse of Dundee's museum collections. Tours of the facility are available on selected dates. Please check the website for details - www.leisureandculturedundee.com

Venue Type:

Museum, Archive

Opening hours

Open on selected dates for free guided tours.
Check website for details www.leisureandculturedundee.com

Admission charges

Admission Free

Additional info

Open on selected dates for guided tours.
Check the website for details www.leisureandculturedundee.com

McManus Collections Unit is the new permanent home for the City's History, Archaeology and Natural History collections. From birds to butterflies, coins to costumes and fossils to foreign artefacts, the Collections Unit offers a fascinating behind-the-scenes glimpse of Dundee's museum collections, and the opportunity to pose questions to our informative tour guides.

Collection details

Social History, Natural Sciences, Costume and Textiles, Archaeology

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
The McManus Collections Unit

Behind the Scences

  • 11 July 2018 12:30-1:30pm
  • 12 September 2018 12:30-1:30pm

Take part in a behind-the-scenes guided tour of the stores and delve into the City’s fascinating collections of Archaeology, History, Natural History and World Cultures!

FREE. Booking essential on (01382) 307200.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

FREE. Booking essential on (01382) 307200.

Website

http://www.themcmanus-dundee.gov.uk/content/collections/mcmanus-collections-unit

Documenting Dundee

Documenting Dundee

  • 15 August 2018 12:30-1:30pm

Find out why and how The McManus documents its collections - and what can happen when it doesn’t.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Booking essential on (01382) 307200.

Website

http://www.themcmanus-dundee.gov.uk/content/collections/mcmanus-collections-unit

Dundee Doors Open Weekend: McManus Collections Unit

Dundee Doors Open Weekend: McManus Collections Unit

  • 8 September 2018 1-3pm

A chance to take a peek inside McManus Collections Unit, home to Dundee’s fascinating History, Archaeology, Natural and Social History collections. Meet the curators in the building’s splendid rotunda and learn about toys and games across the generations.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

FREE. No need to book, just drop in!

Website

http://www.themcmanus-dundee.gov.uk/content/collections/mcmanus-collections-unit

McManus Collections Unit
Barrack Street
Dundee
DD1 1PG
Scotland

Website

www.leisureandculturedundee.com

E-mail

themcmanus@leisureandculturedundee.com

Telephone

01382 307200

Fax

01382 307207

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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