Broughty Castle Museum

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Broughty Castle is a 15th century fort, housing fascinating displays on the life and times of Broughty Ferry and seashore life. Be intrigued by the armour in the military gallery and the history of the soldiers who were stationed in the building. Enjoy the magnificent views over the River Tay - you may even be lucky enough to spot a dolphin or two! Visit the Orchar Gallery featuring a selection of paintings from the amazing Orchar Collection - one of the most important collections of Scottish Victorian art in the country.

Venue Type:

Museum, Gallery, Castle or defences

Opening hours

April - Sept: Mon to Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 12.30pm-4pm.
Oct - Mar: Tues to Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 12.30pm-4pm, (closed Mon).

Admission charges

Admission Free

Additional info

As a fortified and Listed building, Broughty Castle has very restricted access for people whose mobility is limited. Due to the spiral staircase, we regret that access for wheelchair-users is not possible.

Collection details

Maritime, Natural Sciences, Personalities, Social History, Weapons and War

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.
Broughty Castle Museum

Talks & Tours: Tales from the Castle

  • 26 May 2018 3-3:30pm
  • 23 June 2018 3-3:30pm
  • 28 July 2018 3-3:30pm
  • 25 August 2018 3-3:30pm

If Broughty Castle could talk, what tales it could tell! Join our informal guided tours that explore this remarkable historic building and its museum collection displays. Talks last approx. 30 mins.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

FREE. No need to book, just drop in!

Website

http://www.leisureandculturedundee.com/broughty-castle-home

Broughty Castle Museum

Gala at the Castle!

  • 7 July 2018 11am-3pm

Celebrate Broughty Ferry Gala Week at a special Family Event at the Castle. The Creative Learning Team will be helping visitors to get crafty and create beachthemed mobiles, and one of our Natural History Curators will be showing museum specimens and talking about the interesting wildlife that can be found living in and around Broughty Ferry and along the Firth of Tay.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

FREE. No need to book, just drop in!

Website

http://www.leisureandculturedundee.com/broughty-castle-home

Dundee Doors  Open Weekend:  Broughty Castle Museum

Dundee Doors Open Weekend: Broughty Castle Museum

  • 16 September 2018 1-3pm

A rare chance to explore the underground ammunition magazine at Broughty Castle. Shells and cartridges were once stored here to feed the 4.7-inch Quick Fire Coastal Defence guns on the ramparts above.

Visitors are advised that due to the historic nature of the building there is no disabled access to the Castle or the artillery magazine. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

FREE. No need to book, just drop in!

Website

http://www.leisureandculturedundee.com/broughty-castle-home

Broughty Castle Museum
Castle Approach
Broughty Ferry
Dundee
DD5 2TF
Scotland

Website

www.leisureandculturedundee.com

E-mail

broughty@leisureandculturedundee.com

Telephone

01382 436916

Fax

01382 436951

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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