The McManus : Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum

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The McManus: Dundee’s Art Gallery & Museum, an award-winning Victorian, Gothic building, is home to Dundee's main collection spanning 400 million years and has been at the heart of art and culture in the City since 1867. Eight beautiful open gallery spaces house fascinating exhibitions of art, history and the environment, giving a fascinating insight into Dundee.

Throughout the galleries visitors can learn about early man in the area, admire stunning paintings and explore artefacts from industries past and present. In addition to the permanent displays, there is a changing programme of exhibitions and events throughout the year.

Enjoy a Tour of the permanent galleries at The McManus, with our Audio Guide Handsets, available for hire from reception. The Tour gives an introduction to the history of The McManus, takes in the Gothic Hall and highlights some of the city's collections in the Landscapes & Lives gallery, artworks in the Victoria Gallery, and also features information on architecture, shipbuilding and the nationally significant whaling collections in Dundee and The World and Making of Modern Dundee galleries. They are available on a first-come first-serve basis, and in the following languages - English, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Mandarin.

The McManus Shop stocks a wide range of historical reproductions, traditional toys, books and jewellery. The welcoming café with an outdoor terrace boasts an extensive menu.

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Venue Type:

Museum, Gallery

Opening hours

Mon-Sat 10.00-17.00
Sun 12.30-16.30
Last entry is 15 minutes before gallery closing time.

Admission charges

Admission Free

Collection details

Archaeology, Fine Art, Natural Sciences, Social History

The McManus : Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum
Albert Square

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01382 307200

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