Frigate Unicorn

HM Frigate Unicorn
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His Majesty’s Frigate Unicorn, of 46 guns, was built for the Royal Navy in the Royal Dockyard at Chatham and launched in 1824. She is now the World’s last intact warship from the days of sail, one of the six oldest ships in the world and Scotland’s only representative of the sailing navy.

Venue Type:

Ship or maritime heritage site

Opening hours

Summer hours (Apr - Oct), daily, 1000–1700.
Winter hours (Nov - Mar), Thu - Sun, 1200–1600.

Admission charges

Adult £5.25
Children under 15 £3.25
Children under 5 free
Concession £4.25 (students, senior citizens)
Family (2 adult, 2 children) £13.75
Family (1 adult, 2 children) £10.75
Group (10 or more) £3.25 per head
Please note that these prices are liable to change without notice.

Collection details

Archives, Costume and Textiles, Fine Art, Maritime, Personalities, Science and Technology, Social History, Weapons and War, World Cultures

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Black and white photograph of HM Frigate Unicorn from front

Film Screening -Nosferatu(1922) with live musical score on board Frigate Unicorn.

  • 31 October 2015 8:30-11pm

A spooky Halloween performance of the classic silent movie, Nosferatu on board the atmospheric (and haunted) historic ship, HM Frigate Unicorn - the oldest surviving ship in Scotland.

Multi award winning guitarist/ composer Graeme Stephen performs his original score in accompaniment to the film on the Top Deck. Please note that the deck is accessed via narrow walkways and ladders.


£12 per adult.
£10 per concession.
Please note that this movie is rated PG.


Frigate Unicorn
Victoria Dock

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