Construction Works Information


 As we enter the next exciting phase of our Discovery Point Transformed Project, construction work is taking place and there may be noise disruption during your visit. We have reduced our admission prices to reflect the impact this may have on your visit.

Admission Information

You don’t have to pre-book tickets, but if you would like to make a booking online, you can do.

Alternatively, you can buy tickets on the day when you arrive at Discovery Point or our sister museum Verdant Works.


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 exclusive gifts in our extensively stocked Gift Shop.


Click images below to expand for more detail of what to expect on your visit:

                                    Visitor Centre                                       

RRS Discovery



Getting here

Discovery Point & RRS Discovery
Riverside Drive
Dundee DD1 4XA

t: 01382 309060
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

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