What you will see

Follow in the footsteps of Captain Scott and his heroic team at Discovery Point!
Find out about the Heroes of the Ice who braved the harsh conditions of the Antarctic and hear their stories first hand.

As you explore the self-led museum at your own pace you will:

  • Find out about ‘Scott of the Antarctic’ and explore the crews quarters and the Officers Wardroom
  • Discover more about the ships voyages and journeys after The Discovery Expedition
  • Discover the unique design features of the first ship built for scientific research in Antarctica
  • Learn about the first voyage of Discovery to the most inhospitable place on the earth
  • Walk in the footsteps of Heroes and climb aboard one of the most incredible ships ever built

We also have home-baking in our welcoming award winning café and exclusive gifts in our extensively stocked Gift Shop.


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                                    Visitor Centre                                       

RRS Discovery



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Opening Hours

Summer Hours

RRS Discovery is temporarily closed. We are very excited to say we are reopening on Friday 17th July 2020! Please see our latest news and social media for the most up to date information.

Winter Hours

NB: Last admission one hour prior to closing
Closed on 25th and 26th December and 1st January.
Under 5's free of charge
Pay admission once and receive a FREE annual pass

Admission Prices




Joint tickets w/ Verdant Works




Group rates (15 people or more)




Joint group tickets w/ Verdant Works




Tickets are valid for 7 days after your booking date to allow you to plan your visit accordingly.

Getting here

Discovery Point & RRS Discovery
Riverside Drive
Dundee DD1 4XA

t: 01382 309060
e: enquiries@dundeeheritage.co.uk
For additional travel and car parking information click here >

Please note that there are no luggage storage facilities available at Discovery Point.


Accessibility Guide

Dundee Heritage Trust has made a concerted effort to ensure our facilities and displays are accessible to all. Visit our dedicated accessibility page for full information here.

Contact Us

If there is anything else we can do to ensure you can plan the perfect

trip to the Discovery, do not hesitate to get in touch with the team

Discovery Point

Discovery Quay



t : +44 (0) 1382 309060
t : enquiries@dundeeheritage.co.uk