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

Monday - Saturday 10:00 - 18:00 (Sunday 11:00) Last admissions one hour before closing

Winter Hours

To Be Confirmed

NB: Last admission one hour prior to closing

Admission Prices

Discovery Point




Joint Ticket with Verdant Works




All paid admissions will also receive a free annual pass - allowing you to return as often as you like for the next 12 months at no extra cost.
Children under 5 gain free admission. Child price is for ages 5 to 16
Family price is for 2 adults and 2 children
Concession price covers school pupils over 16, students and those over 60 years.

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