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Discovery Point

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Excellent historical spot. Be sure to take a tour. The volunteer guides are excellent. Such a great... read more

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What a great museum. Well worth a couple of hors of anyone's time. Well designed layout tells a... read more

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Durham, United Kingdom
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MADE IN DUNDEE | DESIGNED FOR ADVENTURE Discovery Point is home to the world famous Antarctic research vessel RRS Discovery. This award-winning visitor attraction tells the story of the Discovery, from her beginnings in Dundee in to her amazing...more
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Discovery Point Riverside Drive, Dundee DD1 4XA, Scotland
+44 1382 309060
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All reviewscaptain scottwell worth a visitbelow deckpolar explorationtreasure huntfilm showsall agesexcellent attractionjoint ticketgift shopinteractive displaysverdant worksinteresting visitadults and childrengreat place to visitcouple of hoursgreat museum
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent historical spot. Be sure to take a tour. The volunteer guides are excellent. Such a great historical resource!

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Reviewed yesterday

What a great museum. Well worth a couple of hors of anyone's time. Well designed layout tells a really inspiring story. To be able to walk around the ship too just adds to the whole experience.

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Reviewed yesterday

We had a warm welcome and a good explanation re the different tickets. As our tickets give us unlimited access to Discovery Point and Verdant - with free parking! - for one year, we will certainly return. Exhibition included audio points, short films, various exhibits...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent museum has been thought out well. Very interesting. Then on to the ship itself... Fabulous! Restored beautifully and loads to see as nearly the whole ship is accessible. The treasure hunt for the kids kept our 6yr olds interest while we read the info...More

Thank SuziGlasgow
Reviewed 3 days ago

A little expensive but your ticket allows you back as many times as you like for 1 year. Very informative and lots of details and facts to absorb. Not suitable for very young children

Thank Apickytourist
Reviewed 4 days ago

I decided to make a day trip from Edinburgh to Dundee as soon as I found that the Discovery was docked there, with an attached museum. It was well worth it. The visit starts in the museum so you get the whole background- how they...More

1  Thank AThena53
Reviewed 4 days ago

It was inspiring to relive the hardships of the Discovery and to learn what the crew endured during their Antarctic expedition. The boat Discovery was a wonder of its time and played a big part in the survival of the crew. Visit and relive the...More

Thank Stu1945
Reviewed 4 days ago

V & A museum next door. Too busy. So glad we ventured into this place. Many interesting facts in the museum before you actually embark on the ship.

Thank livelife639
Reviewed 4 days ago

This attraction was part of reason we decided to have a few days holiday in Dundee. As we came up by train we got a 2for1 offer printed off beforehand. Just one note there is a joint ticket for Discovery and Jute Museum not sure...More

Thank Hamishthehedgehog
Reviewed 5 days ago

All credit to Dundee for preserving this world-famous ship, part of the city's heritage. It's an incredible piece of history with many adventures under its belt. Would give it 10 stars if I could - to tour the ship in the footsteps of famous explorers...More

Thank AddictedToSussex
Ali G, Public Relations Manager at Discovery Point, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your fantastic review - we will happily accept your 10 stars! Everyone here at Discovery takes great pride in our beautiful ship and her associated collections and it is always a delight to see that others have shared our passion...More

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28 July 2018|
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Response from Ali G | Property representative |
Hi, as it is a self-guided visit the time taken is really down to the individual. Currently our average is between 2 - 3 hours but some visitors will take less and others much much longer. Remember a free annual pass is... More
8 July 2018|
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Response from Ali G | Property representative |
Hi, only assistance dogs are allowed in the museum and on board the Discovery.
18 May 2018|
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Response from Gordon H | Reviewed this property |
The main cost is £11.25 however I received a concession as a retiree at £8.75. Children go for £6.25. Not sure of the conditions but there is a Family Ticket at £30