Heritage Brought to Life

Discover the stories of Dundee’s people and the city’s industrial past; hear the roar of mill machinery; try Dundee’s famous cake; and more, as the city’s heritage is brought to life in our beautiful 1830s jute mill.

Discovery Repairs: Explore the Build

Experience conservation work undertaken by Scottish engineers using traditional methods, to restore Discovery’s ageing timbers as she approaches her 100th anniversary as a Royal Research Ship in 2025!

Adopt an Object

Support us to care for our nationally significant Polar and Jute Collections.

Become a Corporate Supporter

Discover the difference your business could make to our work in Dundee.

Our Sustainability Strategy

At Dundee Heritage Trust, we are committed to protecting and sharing our local and global heritage for current and future generations.

Latest News

Keep up to date with news and stories from Discovery Point and Verdant Works Museum.

Polar Publications

Celebrate two iconic publications from within our Polar Collections; the famous South Polar Times compiled on Discovery in 1902, and Shackleton’s rare Aurora Australis.

The Boss

As 2024 marks #Shackleton150, we look at just some of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Discovery story, and how his first trip to Antarctica paved the way for an incredible career in Polar exploration.


Ticketing Policies

Transaction Currencies

All prices are quoted in £ sterling and no other currency will be accepted.

Payment Cards accepted

We will accept payment from the following cards:

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Maestro

Refund Policy

You may cancel the order for tickets at any time within seven working days, beginning on the day after you received the confirmation of tickets. Cancellation of orders will only be accepted if an e-mail is received by Dundee Heritage Trust at admin@dundeeheritage.co.uk within that seven day period.

The email or written notice must contain your order number, name and address. Dundee Heritage Trust will confirm any cancellation by email and will repay you within 30 days from receipt of your cancellation without any further charge to you.

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