Broughty Castle Museum

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

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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

Doors Open Day 2014 at Broughty Castle Museum Magazine

  • 13 July — 13 September 2014 *on now
  • 14 September 2014 1-3pm

Built in 1496 on a rocky promontory, Broughty Castle has faced many sieges and battles. Drop in during Doors Open Day for a unique opportunity to view the Castle’s Magazine and find out more about its interesting history. Free. No need to book, just drop in.

Website

http://www.mcmanus.co.uk/

Broughty Castle Museum

Family Activity: Small Stories: Broughty Castle

  • 11 August 2014 10:30-11am, 11:30am-12pm

Fun interactive storytelling for under 5s and their grown ups. Listen to local tales, sing, play and explore. Free.
Please note that this event is not suitable for people with mobility problems, due to the historic nature of the Castle.

Website

http://www.mcmanus.co.uk/

Broughty Castle Museum

Tour: A Talk in the Armoury

  • 20 August 2014 11am-12pm

A fascinating guide to the Castle’s collection of historic weapons. Free. Places are limited, so advance booking is essential on (01382) 436916.
Please note that this event is not suitable for people with mobility problems, due to the historic nature of the Castle.

Website

http://www.mcmanus.co.uk/

Broughty Castle Museum

Tour: Fortress Broughty

  • 24 September 2014 11am-12pm

The Castle has been fought over many times in its long history: join us to learn more about its turbulent and battle-scarred past. Free. Places are limited, so advance booking is essential on (01382) 436916.
Please note that this event is not suitable for people with mobility problems, due to the historic nature of the Castle.

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