Discovery Point and Royal Research Ship Discovery

The internationally significant RRS Discovery was built in Dundee for the 1901-4 British National Antarctic Expedition led by Captain Robert Falcon Scott.

Discovery Point interprets the history of the ship and the men who served on her. The Discovery and the associated polar collections are a Recognised Collection of National Significance and include scientific specimens and instruments, paintings, photographs, personalia, food rations and clothing.

The Cafe Gallery houses a changing programme of art, photographic and historical exhibitions.


Art we've helped buy at Discovery Point and Royal Research Ship Discovery

Venue details

Discovery Point and Royal Research Ship Discovery Discovery Quay, Riverside Drive, Dundee Tayside DD1 4XA 01382 309060 www.rrsdiscovery.com

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £8.25)

1 Apr – 31 Oct
Mon – Sat, 10am – 6pm
Sun, 11am – 6pm
1 Nov – 31 Mar
Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm
Sun, 11am – 5pm
Closed 25 – 26 Dec, 1 – 2 Jan