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A new year and new events at DHT!

Our New What's On guides have arrived! Here at Dundee Heritage Trust, we're excited to announce our programme of upcoming events and activities at Discovery Point and RRS Discovery and Verdant Works.  In addition to our regular programming, we have some super special events lined up - pop in to pick...
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We’re hiring!

Dundee Heritage Trust is looking for a Curator to be responsible for exhibitions and collections at our two highly respected and vibrant museums – Discovery Point and Verdant Works. Both sites are fully Accredited museums and have won numerous awards, both national and international, as well as being 5 star...
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Winter Fayre in the High Mill at Verdant Works

Sunday 2nd December - 12-4pm After the success of our first ever Winter Fayre in 2017, this event will be returning to the High Mill at Verdant Works. This beautifully restored building is a fantastic space for events and we will have an assortment of vendors selling their wares in the lead...
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We are hiring

These are exciting times for Dundee. The city is undergoing a radical transformation which has put it in the international spotlight like never before. With £1billion being spent regenerating the Waterfront area, Dundee has been named “the coolest little city in Britain” and a must-visit European tourism destination.  Culture and tourism are...
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We are recruiting

Administrative Assistant | Discovery Point, Dundee Dundee Industrial Heritage are seeking to recruit an Administrative Assistant to join the small office team at Discovery Point at an exciting time for the organisation.  Duties will include general office duties, assisting in conference management, data entry and dealing with enquiries. This is a full...
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The Ice Ball

Friday 16 November - Invercarse Hotel, Dundee On the 1st July, it was 25 years since the Duke of Edinburgh opened Discovery Point and RRS Discovery. This celebration proved an excellent opportunity to present The Ice Ball 2018, as it’s never been presented before. This unforgettable event promises a dazzling evening of fine entertainment, a...
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Puffins, Penguins and Polar Bears, oh my!

Twenty working Siberian husky dogs will visit Discovery Point in Dundee on Sunday as part of Puffins, Penguins and Polar Bears, a family day themed around Arctic and Antarctic animals at the award-winning visitor attraction. Visitors will be able to meet the ice dogs when they visit on Sunday, August...
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Silver Jubilee Celebrations!

Sun 1 July 12:00-16:00 all ages / included in museum admission It's Discovery Point's Silver Jubilee! Help us to celebrate twenty five years with crafts, activities and maybe even some cake! We'll have a range of family crafts and activities, face painting and a glitter bar, and our special trail highlighting key silver objects...
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Exciting new events at Discovery Point and Verdant Works

What’s On July – December 2018 We’re delighted to launch our public programme which will take us from July to December 2018. Pick up a copy of our What’s On guide (or click here to download a digital copy!) to find out more about what’s going on at RRS Discovery & Discovery...
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Polar Explorer Captain Scott’s grandson opens refurbished spaces at Discovery Point

Falcon Scott, the grandson of world-famous Antarctic explorer Captain Robert Falcon Scott, visited Discovery Point today to officially open the five-star visitor attraction’s newly refurbished conference suite and museum galleries. Celebrating its 25th anniversary this summer, Discovery Point has undergone a dramatic £500,000 facelift. Located at Dundee’s waterfront, the award-winning visitor...
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