Discovery Point and RRS Discovery

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

Daily 1000-1700 (11am Sunday)
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

Getting there

Directly opposite Dundee Rail station

Discovery Point and RRS Discovery
Discovery Quay,
Riverside Drive





01382 309060


01382 225891

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