Discovery Point & RRS Discovery

Discovery Point & RRS Discovery
Discovery Quay,
Riverside Drive
Dundee
DD1 4XA
Scotland

Website

www.rrsdiscovery.com

E-mail

admin@​dundeeheritage.​co.​uk

Telephone

01382 309060

Fax

01382 225891

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RRS Discovery
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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.

Venue Type:

Ship or maritime heritage site, Gallery

Opening hours

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

Admission 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.

Getting there

Directly opposite Dundee Rail station

Additional info

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

Collection details

Archives, Land Transport, Maritime, Personalities, Science and Technology

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Ellis O'Connor

'Spirit of the Place' - The Highlands and Islands of Scotland

  • 5 April — 3 July 2014 *on now

Exhibition by Ellis O'Connor a Fine Artist specializing in drawing, printmaking and photography based on his interest and travels of the Highlands and Islands of North West Scotland. Ellis focuses on the line, texture and tone of the vast landscapes and rocky coastlines in which he the traces of the land and the atmosphere of the wild and mysterious terrains.
He concentrates on creating large scale paintings, a varied selection of lithography prints and photographs which document the spirit of the place with emotion and substance.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.rrsdiscovery.com/index.php?pageID=348

Carse Art Group summer exhibition

Carse Art Group Summer Exhibition

  • 5 July — 2 October 2014

An eclectic mix of paintings and drawings by local artists.

The Carse Art Group encompasses about 50 artists working in a variety of styles and media. It developed from classes organised by the Carse Association for Continuing Education and is led by Robert Jackson.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.rrsdiscovery.com/index.php?pageID=349

Getting there

Directly opposite Dundee Rail station

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